ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule is facing pressure to step aside after the party's National Executive Committee (NEC) decided that those facing corruption charges should voluntarily stand down.

It is not known whether Magashule, one of the most powerful figures in the ANC who faces corruption charges, will step down, but President Cyril Ramaphosa's closing remarks after the weekend meeting of the party's highest decision-making body between conferences indicated that he may be under pressure to stand aside...

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