- The factions within the African National Congress are often colliding and the latest is that ANC chair Sihle Zikalala is no longer in the Zuma-corner
- Zikalala has apparently fallen out of favour with the former president's followers
- It is believed the ANC Women's League's call for a female premier is just a way to boycott Zikalala
Once again the factions within the ANC show their ugly heads as rumours surface that the pro-Zuma faction has turned on once-supporter Sihle Zikalala.
It seems the KwaZulu-Natal chair has lost favour with the Zuma supporters.
The Citizen reports that these supporters now launched a campaign to get make sure Zikalala does not become premier.
Under the disguise of wanting a female premier, the Zuma supporters within the ANC's Women's League has united against Zikalala, according to reports.
Zikalala apparently sold out Zuma interests during a recent KZN ANC conference. He has been on the fence for a while now, unsure if he should support Zuma or not.
The former Zuma-supporter has also become quite friendly with Ramaphosa, something that the former president's supporters did not miss.
Zikalala also failed to deliver on a reshuffle in the province that would have served Zuma's faction's interests, apparently.
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