In the lead-up to the conference Zuma garnered support from some unlikely bedfellows who has since fallen by the wayside.
With the exception of the injured Wayde van Niekerk, SA looks set for a fine team for next year’s showpiece event.
Ngoasheng says the media has a history of reporting with racial bias towards white people and treating black people in the harshest possible terms for the same crimes.
Zuma’s appeal against the order taking away his powers to appoint an NDPP resulted in the suspension of the court order.
In the conference pack delegates are reminded they are representing their branches and that supporters bemoan ‘sins of incumbency’, which include corruption and abuse of state power.
The NEC is made up of 80 members elected at the conference, and will be joined by the top six, ex-officio members from the leagues and five co-opted members to ensure ‘balance’.
Kabelo Mahlasela has slipped slightly out of Bloemfontein Celtic coach Veselin Jelusic’s plans of late – he again failed to make the starting line-up as Phunya Sele Sele thrashed Free State Stars 3-0 in a one-sided derby encounter on Sunday.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is within touching distance of South Africa’s top job, previously had his presidential hopes dashed and opted for life in business that brought him spectacular wealth.
‘Appoint the people on this list, and we shall bless you, my child,’ the three arms of the state, Atul, Rajesh and Tony, told our giggling Nkandla crooner.