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Free State ANC leadership gains momentum



The Free State ANC leadership race is gaining momentum. A handful of candidates have thrown their hats into the ring. Embattled Free State Sports MEC Mathabo Leeto is going ahead with her campaign. However, Leeto’s campaign has not yet been endorsed by the ANC Womens’ League. For more news, visit: sabcnews.com Share on: WhatsApp

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Africa


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