Eric Naki
Political Editor
3 minute read
28 Jul 2022
4:30 am

Zuma still has ANC KZN on a string

Eric Naki

It has been proven that once Zuma approves you as a leader, he expects you to fight his battles.

ANC's MKMVA gather outside the venue of the commission of inquiry into state capture on 15 July 2019 in Johannesburg. Picture: Gallo Images/Sowetan/Veli Nhlapo

The election of the “Taliban” grouping into power in the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal showed that those close to former President Jacob Zuma will dominate at the party’s election conference in the province. Aptly named the Taliban, after the ruling party in the Islamic nation of Afghanistan that returned to power after 20 years of US military occupation of the land. Whether the victorious KZN ANC faction adopted that name because they believe in the Taliban principles to undermine women’s rights remains to be seen. ALSO READ: Newly elected ANC KZN leadership calls for scrapping step-aside rule We just hope the name...