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RET Fights Dirty As Phumzile Is 'Exposed' By Sisulu

The OnlineNewzBible reported on Friday that former President Thabo Mbeki is reportedly planning to support the nomination of Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka as potential candidate at the 55th ANC national elective conference in 2022.


For a period of eon now, women in the ANC have argued about that it was time a female person ascended to the highest office in the party, basically, they believe some of the issues that women face in society can easily be resolved if the country is run by a woman.

And even though they failed in their attempt to have Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma get into the position at Nasrec in 2017, women are again expected to try again in 2022.

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However, there are quite a number of female leaders who have set their eyes on the position, and some women in the ANC are quite confident that Mlambo-Ngcuka, who was the deputy president of the country during Mbeki's tenure, has the experience and capability to become the ANC's first ever female president and ultimately of the country.

Mlambo-Ngcuka addressed an event which was organised by some Women's league members whose objective was to celebrate the significant contribution ANC liberation giant Albertina Sisulu made during her political activism.

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The fact that the event was in commemoration of Mrs Sisulu seemingly irked the late struggle stalwart's family, with reports by reliable sources suggesting that they have questioned ANC spokesperson, Pule Mabe on why a COPE member - Mlambo-Ngcuka - was extended the privilege to use Mama Sisulu's name in her address.

You may be wondering why they referred to Mlambo-Ngcuka as a COPE member, this because in 2008, after the ANC took the decision to recall Mbeki, a large cohort of his allies broke away to form COPE, and Mlambo-Ngcuka was part of them.

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The Sisulu's reservations are probably bourne out of Lindiwe Sisulu's own ambition to be the next president of the ANC and she now feels threatened by Mlambo-Ngcuka. Sisulu first made her presidential ambition clear at Nasrec, and by all accounts, she has vividly indicated that she will again go for it, perhaps as part of the RET brigade.

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Another RET-aligned proponent, Carl Niehaus has been expressing his repulsion at the sudden re-emergence of Mlambo-Ngcuka.

It is one's opinion to believe over the next few months, the RET brigade will use every trick in the book to try and discredit Mlambo-Ngcuka at any given opportunity.

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