Motion against Ramaphosa is test for ANC unity

The proposed motion of no confidence against President , his first since he became president, is not just about his leadership, but could be a test for a perceived fragile ANC unity. Although Ramaphosa was likely to survive the motion on Thursday, the need to display unity could be overwhelming for the governing party. With the local government elections on the horizon, the factions would be forced to swallow their pride and show brave faces amid their divisions. Coming just weeks after ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule was released on R200 000 bail on corruption charges, just before former president…Read original article here.