THE ANC does not need party members who are "caught with their hands in the till”. Instead, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said yesterday, members should strive to emulate the selflessness of former president Nelson Mandela.
Motlanthe was speaking at the graduation ceremony for about 600 students of the ANC’s new Gauteng political school at the Walter Sisulu Leadership Academy in Soweto.
With less than four months before the party’s elective conference in Mangaung, and just more than a month before the ANC opens its leadership nominations process, Motlanthe appeared to be subtly putting himself forward as the man to get the party back on track.
His speech dwelt on the type of member who would stand the ANC in good stead – someone who had a political education and was without greed or a tendency to corruption...
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