'Removing Ramaphosa now as ANC president would be a challenge'
Is the ANC using Cyril Ramaphosa to get votes from citizens in these upcoming elections?
Will he be removed from the seat of power after a few months in office?
John Maytham spoke to Professor Steven Friedman to understand if we are going to see a repeat of what happened to former ANC presidents Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma?
If you look at the ANC constitution the only way to get rid of a sitting president is through a disciplinary procedure and the presidents tend to control the disciplinary procedure.Professor Steven Friedman, Columnist
The is no recorded instance in the history in the ANC of a president being removed between congresses.Professor Steven Friedman, Columnist
Friedman says the only time the Zuma faction has a chance of removing Ramaphosa is in 2022.
As things stand now, Ramaphosa has the majority in the NEC (national executive committee).Professor Steven Friedman, Columnist
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