Cape Town – Members of the ANC Women’s League (ANCWL ) were reportedly in favour of ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa taking the top job for a second term ahead of Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma at a meeting on Monday.
The members gathered to nominate their preferred leaders, as the party geared up for the ANC elective conference that will take place in December.
According to TimesLIVE, Ramaphosa collected an emphatic 52 votes, while Dlamini-Zuma garnered seven, and Zweli Mkhize received five votes, with one member not partaking.
The Mail and Guardian reported that none of the other contenders made the ballot. These included Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, Mamelodi Sundowns owner Patrice Motsepe and deputy president David Mabuza.
Meanwhile, the ANCWL showed confidence in the Minister of Defence Thandi Modise, as she won the nomination for deputy president.
TimesLIVE also reported that Modise had 43 votes for her, while Paul Mashatile collected 13 votes. Mmamoloko Kubayi received four votes and Ronald Lamola got three.
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Compiled by Junaid Benjamin