The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal appears set on a collision cause with its mother body yet again. This became apparent on Wednesday during a press conference at which the ANC in the province complained that it had not been consulted about a weekend decision by the national working committee to install a resolution and dispute committee‚ led by Cyril Ramaphosa-backed Naledi Pandor — who is an ANC national executive committee (NEC) member and Science and Technology Minister — in the province. On Sunday‚ Ramaphosa also named Pandor his deputy in his “winning team” slate for the upcoming ANC national elective conference. “Nothing has been communicated to us [about Pandor’s committee]‚” said provincial ANC secretary Super Zuma at the press briefing on Wednesday. Pressed for his reaction to the apparent information snub‚ Zuma said: “I speak to the national office all the time. I am the secretary [in KwaZulu-Natal] and they communicate all the issues to me. Even yesterday‚ I spoke to the national ...

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