Credentials have been adopted at the ANC's national conference, with branches in KwaZulu-Natal, the North West, Free State, Gauteng and Mpumalanga being disqualified.  Although they have been adopted, there are questions being addressed by the credentials desk. A total of 16 branches were disqualified in KwaZulu-Natal, the party's biggest province and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's power base.  In the Free State and North West- both provinces supporting Dlamini-Zuma - 14 and 38 were disqualified respectively. The Free State provincial executive committee (PEC) and KwaZulu-Natal's provincial leadership, both with 27 delegates, were also disqualified. This followed court judgments.  The ANC did everything to avoid litigation, which was what necessitated delaying the adoption credentials by a day, party deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte said. The party had been fighting in court as members in KwaZulu-Natal, the Free State and the Bojanala region in North West took their issues to court....

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