President Cyril Ramaphosa will be happy with his second Nasrec victory, notwithstanding his small margin of victory. In the short term, he may take comfort from the thorough whipping of KwaZulu-Natal, the province that led the onslaught against him, serving as a base for Zweli Mkhize’s campaign. 

He is surrounded by familiar faces in the ANC top seven, from Gwede Mantashe, the national chair, to Gwen Ramokgopa, the new treasurer-general. These politicians were instrumental to his second-term victory...

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