THE Gauteng and Free State African National Congress (ANC) nomination conferences have finalised their lists for nominations for the national leadership conference in Mangaung in December, with Gwede Mantashe as secretary-general, the only name to feature on both provinces’ lists.While the Free State backs President Jacob Zuma to remain party president, the Gauteng ANC has nominated party deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe to take over, it said on Friday.Gauteng ANC spokesman Dumisa Ntuli said in an SMS that the province had decided at its nomination conference on Thursday night to back Mr Motlanthe over the incumbent, Jacob Zuma.Other branches around the country, as well as the ANC Youth League, have decided to nominate Mr Motlanthe. However, he has not yet indicated whether he will accept the nominations.Tokyo Sexwale was nominated for deputy president, Febe Potgieter-Gqubule for deputy secretary-general, North West Premier Thandi Modise for chairwoman and Gauteng ANC chairman Pau...

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