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ancBusinessLive reports that the ANC and its alliance partners will hold their first political council since the election of President Cyril Ramaphosa as governing party president.  

The ANC, labour federation Cosatu, the SA Communist Party (SACP) and the SA National Civic Organisation (Sanco) will meet on Monday.  On the agenda is the state of the alliance, strengthening relations among the partners, working to strengthen each component and the state of the economy.  Cosatu and the SACP have called for the reconfiguration of the alliance.  Both backed Ramaphosa in 2017’s ANC succession race and called on former president Jacob Zuma to step down or be removed.  At its 14th congress in July 2017, the SACP resolved that it would contest the next elections.

  • Read this report by Genevieve Quintal in full at BusinessLive

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