ANC Treasurer General Paul Mashatile will take over the running of the Secretary-General’s office. This will be until Deputy Secretary-General Jessie Duarte recovers enough to return to work.
Mashatile will now also handle all legal matters facing the party. The ANC says it faces a number of legal challenges.
The party did not elaborate on the cases it faces but it’s been at odds with suspended Secretary-General Ace Magashule and unpaid employees. Mashatile now has powers to sign legal documents and instruct attorneys representing the ANC.