The call for consultative conference is also an agenda point that is being discussed at the NWC meeting The meeting between the African National Congress National Working Committee and party veterans has ended with them presenting a united front.The four-hour-long session followed veterans requesting to have a meeting with President Jacob Zuma to address concerns in the party ranks as well as Zuma's fitness to hold office as the leader of the party and county."One of the most important things is that we met face-to-face and engaged. They [veterans] have given us a number of issues‚ many of them quite difficult to resolve in one meeting‚" said ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe.He was speaking on Monday‚ outside St George's hotel in Irene‚ Pretoria‚ where the meeting was held."What we have committed to do is to have a follow-up meeting before the close of December. The way we take this matter serious‚ is that we want to give the first meeting of the NEC (national executive committ...

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