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

David Mabuza

National Chairperson

Gwede Mantashe

Secretary General

Ace Magashule

Deputy Secretary General

Jessie Duarte

Treasurer General

Paul Mashatile

Additional Members

07.

Zweli Mkhize

08.

Lindiwe Zulu

09.

Regina Mhaule

10.

David Masondo

11.

Malusi Gigaba

12.

Ronald Lamola

13.

Violet Siwela

14.

Zizi Kodwa

15.

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

16.

Obed Bapela

17.

Tito Mboweni

18.

Lindiwe Sisulu

19.

Bheki Cele

20.

Fikile Mbalula

21.

Thoko Didiza

22.

Sdumo Dlamini

23.

Bathabile Dlamini

24.

Senzo Mchunu

25.

Pravin Gordhan

26.

Naledi Pandor

27.

Alvin Botes

28.

Zingiswa Losi

29.

Jackson Mthembu

30.

Phumullo Masualle

31.

Pule Mabe

32.

Sifiso Buthelezi

33.

Mduduzi Manana

34.

Aaron Motsoaledi

35.

Thandi Modise

36.

Bongani Bongo

37.

Enoch Godongwana

38.

Nomvula Mokonyane

39.

Baleka Mbete

40.

Derek Hanekom

41.

Mondli Gungubele

42.

Jeff Radebe

43.

Edna Molewa

44.

Collen Maine

45.

Nathi Mthethwa

46.

Tina Joemat-Pettersson

47.

Nkenke Kekana

48.

Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

49.

Angie Motshekga

50.

David Mahlobo

51.

Ruth Bhengu

52.

Mosebenzi Zwane

53.

Pinky Kekana

54.

Nocawe Mafu

55.

Joe Maswanganyi

56.

Tony Yengeni

57.

Joel Netshitenzhe

58.

Dakota Legoete

59.

Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula

60.

Noxolo Kiviet

61.

Ngoako Ramatlhodi

62.

Mathole Motshekga

63.

Sibongile Besani

64.

Dikeledi Magadzi

65.

Thabang Makwetla

66.

Siyabonga Cwele

67.

Barbara Creecy

68.

Mildred Oliphant

69.

Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane

70.

Tandi Mahambehlala

71.

Nokuzola Capa

72.

Susan Shabangu

73.

Pinky Moloi

74.

Beauty Dlulane

75.

Pamela Tshwete

76.

Thokozile Xasa

77.

Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba

78.

NomaIndia Mfeketo

79.

Hlengiwe Mkhize

80.

Pammy Majodina

81.

Faith Muthambi

82.

Rejoice Mabudafhasi

83.

Candith Mashego

84.

Sindi Chikunga

85.

Gwen Ramokgopa

86.

Sylvia Lucas

87.

Blade Nzimande

88.

Ayanda Dlodlo

89.

Firoz Cachalia

90.

Neva Makgetla

Ex-Officio Members

87.

Chauke, Hlomane

88.

Dantjies, Suzan

89.

Kalako, Lerumo

90.

Khawe, Jacob

91.

Khumalo, Natso

92.

Lekganyane, Soviet

93.

Mabuyane, Oscar

94.

Makhura, David

95.

Mathabatha, Stan

96.

Matuba, Meokgo

97.

Nalumango, Ronalda

98.

Ndlovu, Mandla

99.

Lulama Ngcukayitobi

100.

Ngxanga, Deshi

101.

Nompondo, Paseka

103.

Ntshalinshali, Lindiwe

104.

Ntuli, Mdumiseni

104.

Saul, Zamani

105.

Zikalala, Sihle

106.

Zikalala, Snuki

107.

Nonceba Mhauli (ANCYL NYTT)

108.

Joy Maimela (ANCYL NYTT)

109.

Nompondo Paseka (Free State)

110.

Mxolisi Dukwana (Free State)