South Africa’s ANC party opens key conference amid scandal


              Anti President Cyril Ramaphosa African National Congress (ANC) delegates create a noise at the delayed opening of the 55th National Conference of the ANC in Johannesburg Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. The crucial national conference takes place amid scandals and bitter divisions. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
            
              African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa during the delayed opening of the 55th National Conference of the ANC in Johannesburg Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. The crucial national conference takes place amid scandals and bitter divisions. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
            
              African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa during the delayed opening of the 55th National Conference of the ANC in Johannesburg Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. The crucial national conference takes place amid scandals and bitter divisions. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
            South African President Cyril Ramaphosa adresses the African National Congress national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) Former South African President Jacob Zuma arrives at the African National Congress national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) Pro Jacob Zuma delegates shout at South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at the African National Congress national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa arrives at the African National Congress national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa arrives at the African National Congress national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) 
              African National Congress delegates cheer as they wait for the delayed start of the ANC national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
            African National Congress delegates wait for the delayed start of the ANC national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) African National Congress delegates cheer as they wait for the delayed start of the ANC national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) African National Congress delegates wait for the delayed start of the ANC national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) African National Congress delegates cheer as they wait for the delayed start of the ANC national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) African National Congress delegates cheer as they wait for the delayed start of the ANC national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell) African National Congress delegates wait for the delayed start of the ANC national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) African National Congress delegates cheer as they wait for the delayed start of the ANC national conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Dec. 16, 2022. The conference will elect the party's leadership and adopt key policies for governing the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking re-election as the party's leader at the national conference which is held every five years and is the ANC's highest decision-making body. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
South Africa’s ANC party opens key conference amid scandal