NEC

Powers of the NEC

The National Executive Committee is the highest organ of the ANC between National Conferences and has the authority to lead the organisation, subject to the provisions of this Constitution.

Without prejudice to the generality of its powers, the NEC shall:

  • Carry out the decisions and instructions of the National Conference and the National General Council.
  • Issue and send directives and in-structions to and receive reports from the provinces.
  • Supervise and direct the work of the ANC and all its organs, including national, provincial and local government caucuses.
  • Ensure that the provincial, regional and branch structures of the ANC function democratically and effectively. The NEC may suspend or dissolve a PEC where necessary. A suspension of a PEC shall not exceed a period of three months. Elections for a PEC, which has been dissolved, shall be called within nine months from dissolution. The National Executive Committee may appoint an interim structure during the period of suspension or the dissolution of the PEC to fulfill the functions of the PEC.
  • Oversee the work of the Veterans League, Women`s League and the Youth League.
  • Establish departments and set up committees, as it considers appropriate.
  • Manage and control all the national and international property and assets of the ANC.
  • Receive reports, supervise the work of, and delegate such functions to the NWC, as it considers necessary.
  • Issue documents and other policy directives as and when it deems fit.Confer such honors, as it may deem appropriate.
  • Appoint annually a National List Com-mittee of not fewer than five and not more than nine persons for the selection and adoption of candidates for the national Parliament. The NEC shall draw up regulations for the procedures to be followed in such a selection. The National List Committee shall report to the NEC prior to the implementation of its recommendations. Provincial structures for the adoption of candidates shall report to the National List Committee.
  • The NEC may convene a Policy Conference, as a recommendation-making body on any matter of policy, whenever it deems necessary, but the NEC must convene a National Policy Conference at least six (6) months before the National Conference to review policies of the ANC and to recommend any new or to amend any present policy for consideration by the National Conference.

 

Composition of the NEC

The National Executive Committee, as a whole, shall not consist of less than fifty percent (50%) of women. The NEC, except where otherwise stipulated, shall be elected by secret ballot by the National Conference and shall hold office for five years and shall be constituted as follows:

  • The President, Deputy President, National Chairperson, the Secretary General, Deputy Secretary General and the Treasurer General who will be elected separately by the National Conference.
  • Eighty (80) additional members of the NEC.
  • The Chairperson and the Secretary of each elected ANC Provincial Executive Committee who shall be ex-officio members of the NEC.
  • The President and Secretary General of the ANC Women`s League who shall be ex-officio members of the NEC.
  • The President and Secretary General of the ANC Youth League who shall be ex-officio members of the NEC.
  • The President and Secretary General of the ANC Veterans League who shall be ex-officio members of the NEC.
  • The NEC may co-opt not more than five (5) additional members at any time during its term of office in order to provide for a balanced representation that reflects the true character of the South African people.
  • Should a vacancy occur on the NEC for any reason, the NEC shall have the power to fill the vacancy by appointing a replacement.
  • The quorum for meetings of the NEC shall be 50%+1 of its total membership.
  • A person must be a paid-up member of the ANC for at least five years before she or he can be nominated to the National Executive Committee of the ANC.

The current National Executive Committee as elected at the 54th National Conference in Johannesburg December 2017 is:

President

Cyril Ramaphosa

Deputy President

Paul Mashatile

National Chairperson

Gwede Mantashe

Secretary General

Fikile Mbalula

Deputy Secretary General

Nomvula Mokonyane

2nd Deputy Secretary General

Moropene Ramokgopa

Treasurer General

Dr Gwen Ramokgopa

Additional Members

Sihle Zikalala

01.

Mduduzi Manana

02.

Ronald Lamola

03.

Mdumiseni Ntuli

04.

Bheki Cele

05.

Senzo Mchunu

06.

Malusi Gigaba

07.

Pule Mabe

08.

Zizi Kodwa

09.

David Makhura

10.

Andile Lungisa

11.

Mmamoloko Kubayi

12.

Tina Joemat-Pettersson

13.

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams

14.

Thembi Nkadimeng

15.

Zweli Mkhize

16.

Soviet Lekganyane

17.

Febe Potgieter

18.

Enoch Godongwana

19.

Sibongile Besani

20.

Pinky Kekana

21.

Buti Manamela

22.

David Mahlobo

23.

Cassel Mathale

24.

Pemmy Majodina

25.

Lindiwe Zulu

26.

Aaron Motsoaledi

27.

Khusela Diko

28.

Bathabile Dlamini

29.

Phumulo Masualle

30.

Mzwandile Masina

31.

Thandi Modise

32.

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

33.

Mondli Gungubele

34.

Thoko Didiza

35.

Parks Tau

36.

Obed Bapela

37.

Supra Mahumapelo

38.

Joe Maswanganyi

39.

Tandi Mahambehlala

40.

David Masondo

41.

Babalo Madikizela

42.

Noxolo Kiviet

43.

Njabulo Nzuza

44.

Dickson Masemola

45.

Nobuhle Nkabane

46.

Peggy Nkonyeni

47.

Barbara Creecy

48.

Kgosientsho Sputla Ramokgopa

49.

Khumbudzo Ntshavheni

50.

Joe Phaahla

51.

Lindiwe Sisulu

52.

Polly Boshielo

53.

Zuko Godlimpi

54.

Nonceba Mhlauli

55.

Thabang Makwetla

56.

Nkenke Kekana

57.

Donald Selamolela

58.

Cyril Xaba

59.

Sindisiwe Chikunga

60.

Dakota Legoete

61.

Bejani Chauke

62.

Lindiwe Ntshalintshali

63.

Lungi Gcabashe

64.

Nocawe Mafu

65.

Ronalda Nalumango

66.

Dina Pule

67.

Joy Maimela

68.

Angie Motshekga

69.

Mahlengi Bhengu

70.

Pam Tshwete

71.

Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba

72.

Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane

73.

Nomakhosazana Meth

74.

Faith Faith

75.

Nokuzola Zoleka Capa

76.

Sisisi Tolashe

77.

Reginah Mhaule

78.

Violet Siwela

79.

Thandi Moraka

80.