24 April 2018

South Africa: Ace Magashule - ANC KZN United and Ready for Conference

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The ANC is ready to proceed with its provincial conference in KwaZulu-Natal, which has been heavily divided in recent years, the party's Secretary-General Ace Magashule said on Monday after the ANC's national working committee met with local structures.

ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule was optimistic on Monday that the party's divided KwaZulu-Natal structures had found common ground during meetings with the national working committee (NWC) and could this year host a conference to elect provincial leaders after the party's 2015 KZN conference was nullified by the courts.

"Comrades are working together to forge unity for the ANC so we are able to score a decisive victory in terms of our general elections next year," said Magashule in a press conference after the NWC spent Sunday and Monday engaging provincial and regional leaders.

"We are highly impressed by the leadership of KZN at regional and provincial level and we come out of this meeting more encouraged that the ANC in this province, and we hope throughout the country, is on the right course of uniting and forging ahead with unity and cohesion," he continued.

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