Sisulu comments stoke ANC succession scramble
Cyril Ramaphosa’s opponents emboldened by attack on judiciary with president wary of taking action
President Cyril Ramaphosa is disinclined to fire tourism minister Lindiwe Sisulu, whose attack on the judiciary is seen as a precursor to an ANC succession debate that could torpedo efforts to reform a party that in 2021 suffered its worst electoral performance since the advent of democracy.
A source close to the president said even though Ramaphosa has the sole constitutional prerogative to hire and fire those in his cabinet, the president is not keen to fire a potential political opponent without following "due process"...
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