AT Nasrec, Paul Mashatile and David Mabuza – the provincial chairpersons of Gauteng and Mpumalanga, respectively – are the main protagonists trying to lobby for and facilitate a particular outcome for the top six elections. Such an outcome, it is assumed, will benefit both provinces in the long run.
The top six names that they want to see feature at the end of the voting would be, Cyril Ramaphosa for president, D.D. Mabuza for deputy president, Senzo Mchunu as secretary-general, Zingiswa Losi as deputy secretary-general and Paul Mashatile as treasurer-general. The national chairperson would be Gwede Mantashe.
In a way, the election of the members of the top six – the highest ranking members, which include the positions of president and deputy president, the secretary-general and his or her deputy, the national chairperson and the treasurer-general – puts to bed the rest of the leadership contest at the national conference. It is assumed that a particular top six combination, or slate, comes with a particular combination of the national executive committee candidates...
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