File: African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer-General Paul Mashatile. AFP/Gulshan Khan
JOHANNESBURG - ANC Treasurer General Paul Mashatile will take over the running of the Secretary-General's office.
This will be until Deputy Secretary-General Jessie Duarte recovers enough to return to work.
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Mashatile will now also handle all legal matters facing the party.
The ANC says it faces a number of legal challenges.
Mashatile now has powers to sign legal documents and instruct attorneys representing the ANC.