New African National Congress leaders will receive support – if they establish ethical and moral leadership

Posted Dec 19, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has said that faith leaders in the country will support the new leadership of the African National Congress (ANC), but only if they work together to re-establish values-based, ethical and moral leadership. Speaking on behalf of the National Church Leaders’ Forum, he said that he was looking forward to “critical engagement” with South Africa’s deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, who was elected ANC leader at a party conference Dec. 18. The conference saw new people appointed to a number of senior ANC leadership positions. “The country is looking to them to work for the common good, to promote equality of opportunity and to uphold the highest ethical standards,” Thabo said.

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