ANC 2017 Elective Conference

Last minute backroom deals are being made at #ANC54 speculates analyst

Professor Richard Calland analyses the latest behind the scenes discussions around controversial Ace Magashule's Top Six position and the 'backroom' deals being made on Tuesday.

Calland says one of Magashule's camp's bargaining chips is to threaten to drag the conference on if he does not retain his position as secretary general.

They can't extend the conference, they don't have the logistics...no way. It will finish one way or another on Wednesday.

Professor Richard Calland, political analyst

Take a listen to how Calland believes various deals were made before, during, and after the election process that resulted in this Top Six:


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