Mmusi Maimane joins The ANC?

Mmusi Maimane joins The ANC?

Mmusi Maimane joins The ANC?

 

Mmusi Maimane has taken to his social media few hours ago to announce he joining the ANC. The star shared the news on his Facebook and many of his fans and followers are still wondering if he is pulling pranks on them.

Mmusi revealed that he is returning home to the ANC and will be running for the position of deputy president at the party’s upcoming conference in December 2022.

He was also asked about running as Cyril Ramaphosa’s deputy, Maimane responded that Ramaphosa is the best hope South Africa has, and he will rally all his political will and resources behind ensuring the sitting president gets a second term.

Mmusi said: “I have some important news to share! After a substantial time of reflection and introspection, Mmusi Maimane wishes to today announce that he is returning home to the ANC, and will be running for the position of deputy president at the party’s upcoming conference in December 2022.

“After dabbling in neoliberalism and progressivism for over a decade, Maimane has returned to his African nationalism roots and wants to now mount a serious challenge for the role in the coming months. Asked about running as Cyril Ramaphosa’s deputy, Maimane said Ramaphosa is the best hope South Africa has, and he will rally all his political will and resources behind ensuring the sitting president gets a second term.

Maimane is the founder of the One South Africa Movement, which is styled as a coalition of independents that intends contesting the 2024 elections and collaborating in contesting the PR vote. In the meantime, he has joined investment house SiSebenza as a partner and shareholder.

The company operates as a private equity firm and does investment advisory work. It is a partner of the office letting group WeWork and has a small portfolio of investments, but has ambitions to expand into African social and economic development efforts.