On a lighter note: The ultimate ANC54 playlist

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The ANC's 54th elective conference kicks off on Saturday 16 December 2017.

The ANC's 54th elective conference kicks off on Saturday 16 December 2017.

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The ANC's 54th elective conference kicks off on Saturday 16 December 2017.

The ANC's 54th elective conference kicks off on Saturday 16 December 2017.

JOHANNESBURG - With the much-anticipated African National Congress (ANC) national elective conference kicking off after much delay, you can be excused for possibly feeling a bit overloaded by political news.

eNCA has therefore compiled the ultimate NAC54 playlist as a musical interlude.

As the ANC met to elect Jacob Zuma&39;s successor, one could not help but reflect on the Polokwane conference where he was voted into power.

READ: Zuma allies turned fierce foes

Of course, a number of those who got Zuma elected would not have been at Nasrec in 2017. 

READ: Faces you won&39;t see at this year&39;s ANC conference

 

In the run-up to the conference, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) saw a number of political killings. 

READ: Zuma not interested in solving KZN political violence: Kasrils

For the embattled KZN killing fields, we offer a song of peace. 

The succession race has offered the most talking points during the conference, with a host of people wanting to lead the ANC. 

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For the losing candidate, we offer the next track.

For now though, the succession race is still on - and it looks like it&39;s going to be a picture finish.