Ramaphosa wins the Gauteng vote by a wide margin

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: GCIS

Lindiwe Sisulu was nominated for deputy president, beating Zweli Mkhize for the nomination.

The Gauteng branches have consolidated their votes, and announced their nominations for the new ANC leadership to be appointed at the upcoming national elective conference.

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa received the nod from the Gauteng branches, receiving 374 branch nominations, while his rival, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, received nominations from 67 branches.

The nominations were announced at the ANC’s provincial general council on Saturday evening at the conference hall at the St George’s Hotel in Irene, Centurion.

Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu was nominated for deputy president, beating ANC treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize for the nomination.

Gauteng’s ANC provincial chairperson, Paul Mashatile, beat International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane for the nomination of treasurer-general.

Former ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Senzo Mchunu received the nod for secretary-general , while current secretary-general Gwede Mantashe was nominated for national chairperson.

Ramaphosa has received nominations from four provinces so far: Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape and Gauteng.

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