It appears the ANC’s resolution to disband the MK Army Veterans Affiliation doesn’t matter to occasion member Lindiwe Sisulu. It’s no secret that Sisulu is operating a marketing campaign to probably problem Cyril Ramaphosa for the ANC presidency. With the ANC nationwide elective convention happening on the finish of this yr, Sisulu is gunning for votes. The Tourism Minister is now utilizing her social media to indicate herself off in full army regalia.
Lindiwe Sisulu will get nearer to the MKMVA
Sisulu spent her weekend visiting members of the Umkhonto we Sizwe Army Veterans Affiliation in Ekurhuleni. Sisulu “inspected” the group’s army parade and even sung and danced alongside to some songs.
Sisulu says the occasion additionally mentioned welfare points for army veterans, entry to enough housing. And curiously sufficient, the “recognition of MKMVAs”.
There is only one BIG downside although. The ANC Nationwide Govt Committee, which Lindiwe Sisulu is part of, disbanded the MKMVA and MK nationwide council virtually a yr in the past.
ANC Deputy Secretary-Basic Jessie Duarte defined the choice by saying that so-called veterans associations can’t be stuffed with people who find themselves youthful than 35. Nicely, she isn’t fallacious on this one. The MKMVA had additionally thrown its help behind former President Jacob Zuma.
The group had vowed to guard his Nkandla homestead.
ANC campaigns in full swing
It’s an ANC elective convention yr and meaning individuals are being approached to run for high positions inside the governing occasion. Former Well being Minister Zweli Mkhize appears to be pushing again into the fold. There’s a brand new query too. Is Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka about to make a return to a senior ANC place.
A number of Sunday newspapers have new reviews on Mlambo-Ngcuka this week. And in keeping with the previous UN Girls Govt Director, she has been approached to run for high occasion positions. Particularly ANC Deputy President.
If Lindiwe Sisulu knocked Ramaphosa off his perch, may the ANC elect two ladies into its high positions?
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