The mistaken belief by Senzo Mchunu’s supporters that he had been elected the new secretary-general of the ANC, ended up being an embarrassing episode for their preferred candidate. Mchunu was competing with Ace Magashule for the position, and the winner was announced on Monday night during the party’s 54th national conference. Seconds after the election results were disclosed‚ Mchunu’s supporters‚ confident that he had won‚ cheered and carried him towards the stage.

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