Rorisang Kgosana
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11 Nov 2021
3:34 pm

ANC Tshwane regional chair Kgosi Maepa rejected as mayoral candidate

Rorisang Kgosana

Kgosi Maepa apparently got the lowest number of votes out of all six candidates vying for the job of Tshwane mayor.

Tshwane ANC chair Kgosi Maepa during a press briefing at Tshwane House on 25 November 2019. Picture: Jacques Nelles

While the ANC Gauteng provincial executive committee (PEC) does not want to reveal names of possible mayoral candidates in the province, insiders within the Tshwane regional executive committee (REC) say their chairperson Kgosi Maepa did not make the cut. The ANC in Tshwane has apparently chucked out Maepa as a possible mayoral candidate, after he failed to make it into the top three nominees elected by the REC. According to sources in the REC, Maepa received the lowest number of votes. “He was number six out of six nominees,” said a member who wished to remain anonymous. ALSO READ: Tshwane...