54th ANC National Conference 21.12.2017 05:13 am

Cyril stamps authority

At the heart of the dispute is a complaint that 68 votes were not counted when ANC top six was elected.

Newly-elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday warned that the party’s national conference faces derailment should his supporters continue with their legal challenge for the missing 68 votes.

Cyril stamps authority
Cyril stamps authority

Cyril stamps authority

At the heart of the dispute is a complaint that 68 votes were not counted when ANC top six was elected.

READ: Cyril Ramaphosa’s first speech as ANC president
54th ANC National Conference

READ: Cyril Ramaphosa’s first speech as ANC president

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54th ANC National Conference

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54th ANC National Conference

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54th ANC National Conference

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54th ANC National Conference

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54th ANC National Conference

ANC gives deadlines on digital migration and media tribunals inquiry

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54th ANC National Conference

ANC conference endorses Zuma’s free education announcement

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54th ANC National Conference

Contrary views by ANC leaders on integrity commission

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54th ANC National Conference

#ANC54: Mabuza and Magashule will have to give up their provincial party jobs

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54th ANC National Conference

Ramaphosa pleads for calm, Mokonyane laments conference communication

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54th ANC National Conference

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54th ANC National Conference

Mzwandile Masina confident Jacob Zuma will not be recalled

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54th ANC National Conference

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54th ANC National Conference

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