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Vol 58 No 14

Published 7th July 2017

South Africa

Cyril's musical chairs

The presidential hopeful depends on a delicate mix of favours, talent and self-interest to produce his leadership slate

The Deputy President of the governing African National Congress, Cyril Ramaphosa, and his followers are performing an intricate balancing act. They are busy finalising nominations for the top six party posts on his slate to present to the National Elective Conference in December, when the new ANC President and national leadership are chosen from one slate.

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