Action may split ruling party, observers warn
By Nsikan Ikpe
For those expecting that things will go smoothly at the forthcoming elective Conference of the ruling ANC in South Africa, we have not too good news.
This is because supporters of the President Jacob Zuma tendency in the ANC who are facing the increasing possibility of defeat for their candidate, Mrs. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, may presently be fine-tuning plans to orchestrate a disruption of events at the forthcoming conference, The Difference has learnt.
Sources say that having suffered massive losses in the nominations process ahead of the December 16-20 elective Conference of the ruling African National Congress, ANC in South Africa, the group is looking at the disruption option as the best way to save its face at the crucial conference which will choose the next set of leaders of the ANC, and most notably, its presidential candidate in the forthcoming 2019 polls.
Observers are however warning that should the event be disrupted, it may however lead to a possible split with the throng of Ramaphosa loyalists leaving the party.
President Jacob Zuma of South Africa