Mashatile steps into ANC Secretary-General role

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.

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The party did not elaborate on the cases it faces but it's been at odds with suspended Secretary-General Ace Magashule and unpaid employees.

Mashatile now has powers to sign legal documents and instruct attorneys representing the ANC.


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