Top ANC leaders have rallied about President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect him from impeachment. The party’s national working committee (NWC), following an almost six-hour meeting at Nasrec on Sunday afternoon resolved to recommend to the ANC caucus that the party’s MPs should not vote in favour of the Phala Phala report by the section 89 panel.

The independent panel, headed by retired chief justice Sandile Ngcobo and appointed by parliament, found that Ramaphosa might have been involved in serious wrongdoing and that he might have violated the constitution, and could therefore be impeached...

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