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An ANC branch in Johannesburg calls for president Jacob Zuma and the national executive committee (NEC) should resign.

 

The  branch had written to ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe as far back as April calling for Zuma, both as president of the country and ANC, to be removed from office or face internal committees.

 

Branch chairperson Sasabona Manganye said on Wednesday they did not get a satisfactory response.

 

“The NEC took a resolution where they accepted Zuma’s [Nkandla] apology. They did not follow the correct process,”

“So it was more of a cover up than resolving the matter. It haunted us until today.”

 

The latest resolution included that the NEC resign too.

 

The branch, which covers Doornfontein and parts of Berea, Hillbrow and Joubert Park, analysed the recent local election in a special general meeting on Monday.

 

 

Voters and potential voters told door-to-door volunteers about a number of concerns.

 

The branch said these included e-tolls, Zuma’s “lack of integrity and morals”, his corruption charges, the Nkandla matter, the Guptas’ perceived influence and business deals and the NEC’s alleged failure to hold him accountable or consistently apply rules.

 

 

 

The branch resolved that a council or task team of stalwarts be formed to take the ANC to a national consultative conference.

 

It was lobbying other branches to support its resolutions.