ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for an end to "machinations" working in "dark corners" to weaken the ANC by seeking to divide its leaders and members. Addressing delegates at Cosatu’s national congress in Midrand, Ramaphosa said the ANC alliance and its members should only be concerned with transforming the economy and not divisions. His sentiments followed recent reports by the Sunday Times that a clandestine meeting was held between former President Jacob Zuma, ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule and former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo, among others, in an attempt to unseat Ramaphosa. Although he made no reference to the meeting, delegates were quick to connect Ramaphosa’s utterances to the events, shouting "Ace" as he addressed the issue. "Machinations of weakening the ANC must come to an end, whether in dark corners. If there must be a course, it must be a course to end poverty in our country. If we are going to plan, let us invest our energies in transforming th...

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