ANC meets amid concerns over vote counting - report

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza won the deputy presidency of the party by a landslide, gaining 2,538 votes. His opponent, Lindiwe Sisulu, fell short by more than 300 votes, receiving 2,159 votes at the national conference held at Nasrec, Johannesburg. Image: THULANI MBELE
Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza won the deputy presidency of the party by a landslide, gaining 2,538 votes. His opponent, Lindiwe Sisulu, fell short by more than 300 votes, receiving 2,159 votes at the national conference held at Nasrec, Johannesburg. Image: THULANI MBELE
Image: THULANI MBELE

The steering committee of the ANC national conference is having an urgent meeting amid concerns over vote counting and the allocation of top six positions‚ eNCA reported on Tuesday.

Cyril Ramaphosa defeated Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in a tight race for the presidency of the ANC‚ elections results showed on Monday night.

Some of the other top six positions went to candidates seen as allies of President Jacob Zuma‚ including David Mabuza (deputy president) and Ace Magashule (secretary general).

Concerns over delegate accreditation plagued the conference. More than 400 were barred from voting.

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