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Ramaphosa is left speechless after Top ANC bigwig quits in order to run for presidential election

contender from KwaZulu-Natal enters the race to become the next president of the African National Congress (ANC)

Now there's a third candidate from KZN vying for the nomination for president.

In December, Sizani Dlamini-Dubazana stated that she would accept presidential nominations from the ANC's national conference.

Durban, South Africa It looks that the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal will divide into two groups at the national elective conference in December with the entry of another senior member into the presidential race.

With her announcement that she intends to run for president of the African National Congress (ANC), Sizani Dlamini-Dubazana joins Dr. Zweli Mkhize as the second candidate to launch her candidacy.

Mkhize was the only candidate considered given the province's wish to be represented in the top six structures of the party.

According to ANC policy, Mkhize has not openly proclaimed his presidential intentions, despite widespread speculation, in conformity with ANC precedent.

Ahead of the start of the national nomination process, both candidates have been making speeches at regional and branch gatherings all around British Columbia.

According to Dlamini-Dubazana on Monday, she is a fan of Zuma and doesn't mind being called so because he served as her commander-in-chief in exile and as the president of the African National Congress.

The same area where Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma was grown, Bulwer's Nkumba, is where Dlamini-Dubazana was raised, and she's indicated her desire to run for president or any other position in the ANC should branches nominate her for it.

She emphasized that refusing a branch nomination was considered unfriendly in ANC tradition. She also revealed that she owns Zuma's mansion in Johannesburg's Forest Town neighborhood. This weekend, her ward in KwaDambuza received her warmly, where she is currently living.

He indicated that if branch members nominated her, Shoti Zuma will support her as one of their comrades in the KwaDambuza Ward Council.

At the next national conference of the African National Congress, Dr. Zweli Mkhize is expected to run for president. Image in the document

Dlamini-Dubazana was asked if she had any objections to Mkhize running for the same post as her because the ANC permits any member in good standing to run for any position as long as their branches support them, to which she replied that she did not have any objections.

According to Dlamini-Dubazana, "I don't think it will be a problem if we both get nominated for the same job," as the ANC constitution enables any member in good standing to participate.

According to Mkhize's lobbyist Simwe Blose, concerns over Dlamini's presidential ambitions threatening Mkhize's place in the party's influential top six were exaggerated by Blose.

In her campaign for newly elected eThekwini chairperson Zandile Gumede, Blose said she had not heard anything from the branch or region she was running in. Even if she was nominated, he didn't think it would block Mkhize's march to Luthuli House because he was expected to represent the province in the national top six structure by many, if not all, of the province's regions.

He said that the province could not afford another failure. Mkhize must finish in the top six in order for them to support him because they detest slate politics. "As you may have observed, Mkhize is not associated with any of the circulating slates; this is because we want the movement to remain united." Mkhize is the name of the province, and we're looking for other provinces' names to discuss and assign responsibilities under. For our provincial meeting, we'll utilize the same approach: each region will send two representatives, and we'll talk about who gets what when we arrive.

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