Dlamini-Zuma hits back at Ramaphosa with a landslide victory in North West

Dlamini-Zuma hits back at Ramaphosa with a landslide victory in North West

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has won an overwhelming amount of nominations if the North West, 291, to Cyril Ramaphosa's 44, which keeps the former chairperson of the African Union in the race.

Briefly.co.za has confirmed that Mpumalanga declared its support but something very unique happened there, although Dlamini-Zuma won with 123 votes Ramaphosa was close behind with 117. The curious thing is that about half of the delegates abstained, 223, and said they would rather choose unity than a particular candidate.

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The race is heading into its endgame, Dlamini-Zuma has so far won the majority of the support from the North West, Mpumalanga and the Free State according to the citizen.co.za.

Cyril Ramaphosa has secured the Eastern Cape, the Western Cape, the Northern Cape, Gauteng and Limpopo.

The ANC faces a real challenge which may fracture the party, Jacob Zuma has been trying to trump up support for unity ahead of the December conference.

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When 21 December rolls around South Africa may have a lot to think about, tough choices to make and a potentially uncertain future to navigate.

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Source: Politics.briefly.co.za

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