The ANC says it is not enticing embattled politician Patricia de Lille to walk away from the DA, but she is welcome to join the ANC. This is according to the head of the ANC presidency‚ Zizi Kodwa‚ as well as the party’s co-ordinator of its provincial elections campaign, former Western Cape premier Ebrahim Rasool. Kodwa and Rasool also said they wanted national government to place Cape Town under administration‚ citing a governance and leadership collapse. Kodwa was among the ANC leaders who addressed a press conference on Wednesday morning‚ following the DA’s decision to fire De Lille as a DA member and, by extension‚ as Cape Town’s mayor. Responding to questions about speculation that De Lille had been holding secret talks with the ANC following a breakdown in her relationship with the DA‚ Kodwa said there had been no discussion between the ANC and the beleaguered politician, but she was free to cross over to the ANC. "The ANC does not entice; people join the ANC voluntarily becau...

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