The heat is on in the political battle ground of South Africa as the hunt for the new ANC Presidential condidature goes on with full throttle. Meanwhile one of the candidates for the same, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma said on Thursday that she is fine with the white business community’s denial to support her bid to succeed President Jacob Zuma as leader of the African National Congress (ANC).
She further quoted that her biggest priority was to transfer wealth from the white minority to the black majority, who are generally much poorer in comparison to their white counterparts. She further said that the ones who didn’t support her policy were mainly whites or members of the black elite who don’t want to give up on their riches. If we have to choose between our people having a better life and investment, that’s not a choice. I‘m not afraid. I‘m not afraid of them. But I‘m not surprised white minority capital is not endorsing me. From where I sit, it’s looking good. The campaign is going well, she further added.
It’s worth mentioning here that whoever wins the party president elections would surely become the next president of South Africa, either at an election in 2019, or before if President Zuma steps down or get pushed to step down by the party leadership. It must be noted that while South Africa has already been over from the Apartheid era, much of the country’s economy share still lies with the white minority. Moreover, Dlamini Zuma, who has also served at various cabinet posts and recently headed the African union, has promised to tackle the evils of Poverty and Economic Inequality within different aspects of the South African society.
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