Duarte calls it ‘rearguard campaigning’, but Ace sticks to ...


Duarte calls it ‘rearguard campaigning’, but Ace sticks to step-aside story

After meeting with Jacob Zuma in Nkandla, Magashule insists he is ‘not widening anything’ with infamous letter


A defiant Ace Magashule, ANC secretary-general, stands by a letter he sent to provincial secretaries that appears to widen the scope of those who will be affected by the party’s step-aside resolution.

He defended his brazen move to reporters on Thursday after emerging from a meeting with former president Jacob Zuma in Nkandla.

The ANC’s national executive committee (NEC), its highest decision-making body in between conferences, last month decided the step-aside rule should only affect those facing criminal charges in a court of law...

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