ANC Women’s League allegedly furious that Gumede was replaced by a man

ANC Women’s League allegedly furious that Gumede was replaced by a man

The ANC's Women's League apparently isn't happy that Zandile Gumede was replaced by a man. Former transport MEC Mxolisi Kaunda has taken Gumede's place but this isn't sitting right with the league's ladies, according to reports.

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

Fired eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede has reacted to her removal with indignation, saying that she will be looking to the ANC for answers, and now the ANC Women's League also reportedly has taken offence.

This comes after the mayor was replaced by a man - something that is not sitting right with the ladies.

SundayTimes reports that the Women's League isn't happy that Gumede was replaced by a man, former transport MEC Mxolisi Kaunda.

PAY ATTENTION: Do you want to know what's trending on Briefly.co.za? Join our WhatsApp group today.

It was proposed that KZN MEC, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, take Gumede's place but the proposal was rejected.

The ANC is usually proud of itself for advocating gender equality, but it remains a sticky situation.

According to TimesLIVE, a PEC member said the position needs to be filled by someone who is fearless and has the energy to do it efficiently.

"The work needs someone who has stamina and energy, it needs somebody who is fearless; that is what comrade Kaunda represents."

Briefly.co.za gathered that Meokgo Matuba, the Women’s League Secretary-General, says women are fighting for strategic positions.

"In a true sense the organisation is letting us down, this is one of the burning issues. It doesn’t only happen in KwaZulu-Natal, we cannot accept it."

READ ALSO: SA court seizes Tanzanian plane over land expropriation case

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Mailfire view pixel