ANC NEC stand-off on ‘stepping down’ rages on as Magashule digs in his heels
Some NEC members believe the matter should be voted on, seeing this as the only deadlock-breaking mechanism available
The ANC's highest decision-making body between conferences continued with its marathon meeting on Monday night after it reached an impasse on whether leaders and members facing charges in court must step aside.
Supporters of secretary-general Ace Magashule, seen to be part of the “radical economic transformation” (RET) faction, however, put up a fight and the national executive committee (NEC) meeting was adjourned around midnight on Sunday with no decision on the way forward. ..