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Lindiwe Sisulu Finally revealed what ANC’s weekend meeting was all about

There are rumblings, and Lindiwe Sisulu might be in serious trouble if the ANC NEC has its way. Veterans of the African National Congress (ANC) expressed worry that the Tourism Minister's comments and absence of an apology may have soiled the party.

The ANC's integrity panel is now investigating Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, who is accused of defying President Cyril Ramaphosa. This follows a back-and-forth between President Obama and Sisulu. It's been an eventful week for the Sisulu opinion piece. By the time the meeting was over, it was said that the president had told her that she had to apologize for the outburst she had made in support of South Africa's Constitution. Contrary to this claim by Sisulu to have "lied," it appears that Ramaphosa has "lied" about his apology. Despite the President's office's "apology" announcement, the contentious Minister issued a statement in which she distanced herself from it.

This weekend, the ruling party will discuss whether or not to expel Sisulu. In her opinion piece, Lindiwe Sisulu made disparaging remarks about the country's black judges and the Constitution. The ANC lekgotla will debate this issue. Members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ANC include Sisulu (NEC). After the party's first NEC meeting on Friday, the Lekgotla will meet on Saturday and continue into Sunday, according to reliable sources.

I believe Lindiwe Sisulu is truly daring Ramaphosa to remove her from cabinet by saying she will resign if he does so. Like Jacob Zuma following Mbeki's expulsion of her in 2007, she believes her dismissal would help her win the ANC conference. A lifelong dream of Sisulu's is to become the first female president of South Africa. In a 2017 interview with Aldrin Sampear, Sisulu proposed Ramaphosa recruit her into his Cabinet. It was stated by her that he sought to prevent her from becoming president by appointing her as his deputy. He was accused by her of being patriarchal, which she believed Ramaphosa to be. The two have a lengthy history of animosity for one another. The interview can be found here.

However, Lindiwe Sisulu comes from a long line of politicians.

A political heavyweight in her own right, she is the daughter of an influential politial family.

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