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Battleground Eastern Cape

Some of the ANCs top leaders have descended on the Eastern Cape in the past week, and it seems the province is the new campaigning hotspot in the run-up to the Mangaung conference.
President Jacob Zuma Last Sunday: visits Nkantolo for the unveiling of an OR Tambo legacy project Friday: in East London to launch a jobs project with the SA Unemployed Workers Union Today: due in Qumbu to speak to traditional leaders Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe Last Saturday: cancels planned visit to OR Tambo's Nkantolo homestead with members of the ANC Youth League Yesterday: visits OR Tambos Nkantolo homestead, where he allegedly got a warmer reception than Zuma last week. Also addresses youth league rally in Mbizana Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale Yesterday: accompanies Motlanthe on his visits

Nkantolo Aliwal North Qumbu Mthatha Queenstown Graaff-Reinet East London Libode Mbizana

Port Elizabeth
National ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete Friday: in East London to address a heritage conference Treasurer-general Mathews Phosa Wednesday: attends memorial service of a member of the provincial legislature from Libode Yesterday: accompanies Motlanthe on his visits