ANC leaders at Orlando Stadium for the party's 105 birthday celebration on 8 January 2017.
JOHANNESBURG – The ANC in Mpumalanga has nominated &39;unity&39; as its preferred candidate for the ANC presidency.
The province held its Provincial General Council (PGC) on Friday.
A majority of ANC branches in the province are refusing to choose between Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa as its presidential candidate.
They instead nominated &39;unity&39; to replace President Jacob Zuma at the party’s December Elective Conference.
Unity topped the poll, winning the backing of 306 branches in the province.
Dlamini-Zuma won 123 branches, followed by Ramaphosa&39;s 117.
The province is yet to name its dark horse candidate.
Mpumalanga is the second biggest province in terms of membership numbers.
Provinces have been given until Sunday to finalise presidential nominations.
The party is pushing to complete the processes before its 54th National Conference in December.