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Cosatu endorses Cyril Ramaphosa as next ANC leader

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Cosatu endorses Cyril Ramaphosa as next ANC leader

By News24
24 Nov 2016 0

Johannesburg - Cosatu has endorsed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to take over from President Jacob Zuma as the next leader of the ANC.

“After an intense and robust debate, the CEC [central executive committee] has resolved to support and lobby for the deputy president of the ANC, Comrade Cyril Ramaphosa, to take over the reins as the next president of the ANC,” Cosatu general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali told reporters on Thursday.

The trade union federation wanted the ANC to avoid a contested elective conference next year.

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