THE ANC's national leadership is pinning its hopes on President Jacob Zuma's former communication adviser Zizi Kodwa to help unify its Eastern Cape membership before the general election next year.
Kodwa has taken over from Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom as the new national executive committee convener for the party's second biggest province.
The job increasingly saw Hanekom putting out fires, especially in Nelson Mandela Bay where the ANC's political instability has crippled the municipality's governance. Yesterday, Kodwa said he would work towards bringing unity in a province riddled with divisions. "I will work with all the structures in the province to build unity and stability and restore stability and focus."
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