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ANC conference to resume on 5 January

The ANC National Conference has been adjourned to 5 January 2023.

The conference declaration will be communicated at the hybrid conference.

Voting for additional NEC members is still underway.

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa says the conference has reaffirmed the party’s desire to unite and renew itself.

Ramaphosa says the ANC has come out united despite the different views and principles within the organisation.

“We’ve come to the end of the first part of our 55th ANC national conference,” said party president Cyril Ramaphosa.

“As you’ve heard, the steering committee has decided and you’ve approved and decided as a conference to accept a proposal by the steering committee to adjourn this conference and to continue our work on 5 January.”

Ramaphosa said he would like to thank the delegates for agreeing to postpone the conference.

In other news – ANC renewal project must be done by 2024, says Bheki Cele

As the African National Congress (ANC) attempts to continue its organizational renewal project, party stalwart Bheki Cele said this must be done with one eye on the 2024 general elections.

The renewal project aims to restore the ANC to its former strength through a return to its founding values.

Bheki Cele

Speaking to the media in Nasrec on Monday, Cele said that the renewal project should be long completed before the national government elections in 2024. Learn More