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Free State Denies PGC Irregularities

Free State Denies PGC Irregularities

The ANC in the Free State has denied claims that its hastily-convened Provincial General Council (PGC) on Tuesday was irregular, Eyewitness News (EWN) reported. The PGC was held just before the province endorsed Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma for ANC president on Wednesday. Dlamini-Zuma reportedly received the votes of 209 branches, while her rival Cyril Ramaphosa received 44. According to News24, the PGC took place at 16:30 on Tuesday, five hours behind schedule. But Ramaphosa supporters who stayed away from the PGC are consulting their lawyers, following claims of irregularities, according to the Mail & Guardian. They say the Provincial Executive Council (PEC) was required to give 24 hours’ notice before holding the […]