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24 July 2017 18:37 (South Africa)

Zuma labels succession debate premature

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Speaking at the ANC's national general conference in Durban on Monday morning, President Jacob Zuma criticised premature lobbying regarding the party's leadership elections at the 2012 elective conference. "Mobilising and lobbying for succession so early [...] gives the wrong impression that the ANC comprises of groups of people who are preoccupied with fighting for influential positions to advance personal interests," Zuma told delegates. Well, he said it. Read more: TimesLive

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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