The ANC’s top six officials will meet on Monday to discuss a report compiled by the party’s integrity commission over its candidate lists, spokesperson Dakota Legoete says. The ANC has come came under heavy criticism for its electoral lists — particularly the list of candidates who will take seats in the National Assembly in proportion to the party’s support come May 8. The list includes the names of controversial politicians such as Bathabile Dlamini, Malusi Gigaba, Mosebenzi Zwane and Nomvula Mokonyane, all of whom who have been implicated in allegations of state capture or been found to have lied under oath. Two weeks ago, by the deadline for objections to party lists, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) had received 29 objections to the ANC’s lists, including to the candidacy of Mokonyane, Dlamini and ministers such as  Zweli Mkhize, Angie Motshekga and Bheki Cele. The commission did not uphold one of the objections.

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