Sexwale Considering Run for ANC President, Independent Says

July 15 (Bloomberg) -- South Africa’s Minister for Human Settlements Tokyo Sexwale is considering running as a candidate for president of the ruling African National Congress, the Sunday Independent reported.

Members of ANC regional branches support his candidacy, the Johannesburg-based newspaper said, citing Sexwale. The minister declined to provide more details about a possible campaign, according to the Sunday Independent.

The ANC will hold elections in December.

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