The newly elected national executive committee (NEC) of the ANC was announced at the close of the 54th national conference on Thursday morning. The announcement‚ which was delayed on Wednesday‚ took place after Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his first speech as ANC president. Ramaphosa emerged as the party’s new president on Monday after defeating ANC MP Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. While many of those who were formerly aligned with the Jacob Zuma faction can be expected to switch support to Ramaphosa, the list includes many people who were hardliners for Zuma as well as individuals implicated in the state capture scandal. Here is the list of the ANC members elected to the NEC‚ the party’s highest decision-making body between conferences: 1. Zweli Mkhize 2. Lindiwe Zulu 3. Regina Mohaule 4. David Masondo 5. Malusi Gigaba 6. Ronald Lamola 7. Violet Siwela 8. Zizi Kodwa 9. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma 10. Obed Bapela 11. Tito Mboweni 12. Lindiwe Sisulu 13. Bheki Cele 14. Fikile Mbalula 15. Thoko Didi...

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