SOUTH AFRICA: Ramaphosa wins NEC battle, faces divisive anti-corruption war

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President Cyril Ramaphosa won a preliminary battle at the ruling ANC’s 28-30 August special National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting, which had to fall in line around his anti-corruption message.But this is a long way from winning the war, not least as the promised corruption crackdown is reigniting factional fighting between the Ramaphosa faction and its opponents.Separately, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has denied rumors that he might resign, but his position is beginning to look increasingly tenuous. On 31 August, President Cyril Ramaphosa and the rest of the ANC’s ‘top six
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