The ANC's National Working Committee had to decide on a new North West premier in a hurry and decided on Job Mokgoro. He used to be the director-general for North West and replaces Supra Mahumapelo who retired earlier.
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the latest incidence of the government's failure to help the people as a collapse of governance. He was speaking at the Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation's conference.
The inter-ministerial task team which was established to investigate matters in the North West province earlier this year has briefed the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on its findings which led to the removal of the premier