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"You flush me, you also flush Ramaphosa out" Look at who said these words after his aunt's funeral

David Mabuza, who is the vice president, has put an end to rumors that he might run for the ANC presidency in December. He has also said that he will continue to support President Cyril Ramaphosa. On the weekend, Mabuza was in Phola, near Hazyview in Mpumalanga, to bury his aunt. He told ANC supporters that he and Ramaphosa were working together.Most of Mabuza’s supporters are fighting on the fringes of the provincial and regional executive committees to reclaim the power they have lost. Photo: Tebogo Letsie/City Press

As the race for the top six positions in the ANC heats up, the vice president has been quiet about his goals, which is in line with his personality. Most provinces have backed Ramaphosa's bid for a second term, but none have said they want Mabuza to stay in his current position or move up one notch. Instead, the names of ANC treasurer-general Paul Mashatile and Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola were thrown into the hat as possible candidates for the vice presidency.See the source image

Mabuza said:

I've heard that many of you in Mpumalanga want me to be president. We have a president, don't you know?" Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa is the president. If you say that he shouldn't be re-elected, you're saying that the same thing should happen to me. "The president and I walk hand in hand. When you flush me, you flush us both. I'm telling you to wait for the right time and talk at your branches."

Mabuza seems to have lost a lot of support among structures in Mpumalanga. His supporters and loyalists lost elections at the most recent provincial and regional conferences. This means that he will no longer be in charge of the province, which he has been since 2008. Mabuza and Mandla Ndlovu, the new leader of the ANC in Mpumalanga, have not been getting along lately. Ndlovu beat Mabuza's choice, former provincial secretary Lucky Ndinisa, to win the provincial conference.

Most of Mabuza's supporters are fighting to get back the power they lost on the edges of provincial and regional executive committees. A few weeks ago, Ngrayi Ngwenya, who is close to Mabuza, boldly said that Mabuza would be president. Former ANC Ehlanzeni regional chairperson Ngwenya is facing a five-year suspension after being found guilty of charges related to his support for former president Jacob Zuma when he was found guilty of contempt of court.

Mabuza said that the ANC's position as the ruling party could be in danger in the general elections of 2024 if the party didn't get together. He said: I've heard people say that by 2024, we'll have put the ANC to death. I'm saying that will never happen as long as we're still alive. "But if you keep fighting with each other, we will all die."

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