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ramaphosa2Reuters reports that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) wants Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ANC leader.  

A decision has been taken "to support the candidacy of Cyril Ramaphosa for president", the NUM said in a statement on Monday.  Zuma is expected to stand down as the ANC president at a party conference late next year, ahead of national elections in 2019 when his tenure as the country’s leader will come to an end.

  • Read this report in full at BDLive
  • Read too, Sactwu on the fence in ANC succession race, on page 4 of The New Age of 26 September 2016

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