17 December 2017
The 54th national conference of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) opened yesterday. The conference is expected to elect the president, chairperson, secretary general and other leaders for the ANC. The Deputy President of South Africa and and former African Union Commission chair are the top contenders vying for the ANC's top post. The ANC leadership election result is expected to occur on Sunday. The conference is scheduled to conclude on Wednesday.