The ANC Women’s League in North West is pushing for Pinky Moloi, Susana Dantjie or Meokgo Matuba to replace Job Mokgoro as premier of the platinum-mining province. Moloi is former mayor of Dr Kenneth Kaunda district municipality while Dantjie was speaker of the North West provincial legislature during the most recent administration. League national secretary-general Matuba is also being touted for the top job. Following its special NEC meeting, the ANC announced on Monday night the names of seven premier candidates for the eight provinces it retained in the general elections held on May 8. ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule said the party will make a decision on the North West premier in due course. Of the seven candidates named by the party, only two, league deputy president Sisi Ntombela for the Free State and Refilwe Mtsweni for Mpumalanga, are women. The league criticised the party on Tuesday for not adhering to its promise to appoint women to half the premiership posts...

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