Guess who came to dinner with Zuma

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President Jacob Zuma met with the 7 candidates for the ANC presidency on Thursday evening, 23 November, 2017.

JOHANNESBURG - The seven ANC presidential hopefuls had dinner together in Pretoria on Thursday night at the invitation of President Jacob Zuma.

The candidates are Baleka Mbete, Lindiwe Sisulu, Nkosazana-Dlamini-Zuma, Cyril Ramaphosa, Matthews Phosa, Jeff Radebe and Zweli Mkhize.

Zuma said the meeting was necessary to ensure a successful elective conference in December.

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"It&39;s important that there should be no negativity or hostilities among themselves...and comrades have committed themselves."

He believes the unprecedented number of candidates running for the top office indicates a maturing democracy.

The candidates had committed themselves to promoting unity, Zuma said.

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