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Sixteen people at a mysterious 2am meeting at a luxury hotel voted to disband the Western Cape ANC’s largest region.Now five of the party’s six regions are calling for the provincial executive committee to be disbanded.The row over who will succeed Jacob Zuma as ANC leader in December appears to be at the root of the conflict.At a media conference on Sunday‚ Xolani Sotashe‚ chairman of the Dullah Omar region‚ said a "clique" disbanded his regional executive early on Sunday in suspicious circumstances."If that clique sat at 2 o’clock in the morning‚ 16 people‚ after they had a drink at Taj and convened a meeting at 2 o’clock whilst we are sleeping and they take this serious decision and the national executive committee [NEC] of the ANC condones that‚ surely we’ll say there’s a serious problem‚" Sotashe said.A provincial policy conference a week earlier was a ruse to allow factions to punt their preferred candidate for the ANC presidency, Sotashe said."There’s a problem in the organis...

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