Motlanthe reticence pointing to Zuma re-election at Mangaung

15th November 2012

We are now a month away from the Mangaung national conference of the African National Congress (ANC) and, at the time of writing, it is still not clear whether Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe is a presidential candidate. If he does eventually enter the race, will it not be too late? Or is his reticence precisely what will catapult him to the presidency of the ruling party?

Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi discusses the various scenarios.