ANC North West Ready for Provincial Conference – 25 – 27 June 2021

The African National Congress in the North West is ready to host the much anticipated Provincial Conference in June. Addressing the media today – Sunday 21 March 2021, ANC North West IPC Coordinator, Hlomani Chauke said it’s all systems go. Chauke said the ANC Interim Provincial Committee (IPC) in the North West Province was appointed by the National Executive Committee (NEC) to lead the organization in line with the provision of the Constitution of the ANC as adopted and amended by the 54th National Conference.

Hlomani said the IPC registered different levels of success in the focus areas largely due to the interruption of the Covid 19 pandemic.

“We are however satisfied that we were able to lead the organization in this Province through such a serious pandemic and are ready to start the processes towards the Provincial Conference. Our recent IPC meeting adopted a revised Roadmap towards the ANC North West Provincial Conference. The Roadmap outlines key tasks and activities to be executed as
part of the preparations for the Provincial Conference,” said Hlomani.

The tasks includes the appointment of Interim Branch Committees (IBC’s), political support to Interim Regional Committees (IRC’s), full implementation of the New Online Membership system, training of Branches on new systems and Guidelines for Conferences, appointment of Scanning Agents for purposes of implementing the
Electronic Evidence of Attendance System (EAS) at all Branch meetings, convening of preparatory Branch General Meetings (BGM’s), arranging for elective Biennial Branch General Meetings (BBGM)/ Branch Conferences, Induction of Branches and
implementation of Branch Program of Actions.

“In the last four days we conducted Regional Briefing sessions with all our IRC’s on Conference preparations and our Regions are now finalizing Roadmaps towards their Regional Conferences. These Regional Roadmaps will give an indication on the possible
dates for respective Regional Conferences. Over this long weekend (20th – 22nd March 2021), we are convening meetings with
representatives from all our Interim Branch Committee (IBC’s). Yesterday Saturday 20th March until today 21st March, we are meeting our IBC’s in Dr Kenneth Kaunda and Dr Ruth
Mompati Regions whilst Bojanala is planned for today 21st March until Monday 22nd March,” said Hlomani.

  1. The session with IBC’s in Ngaka Modiri Molema is planned for Monday 22nd March
    The aim of these sessions is to, amongst others:
  2. Inform IBC/BEC Members about the adopted Road Map to Provincial Conference,
    present the Branch Membership Statistics, start to work on reconciliation of
    Membership Statistics,
  3. Familiarize IBC/BEC Members with Guidelines on Branch/Regional/Provincial
    Conferences, receive an update on the Status of the IBC/BEC and where
    necessary propose improvements,
  4. Determine training needs of Branch Co-ordinators and Scanning Agents, ensure
    that Branch Coordinators can access New Online Membership system and can
    print Membership Lists,
  5. Develop plans to encourage Members to check their Membership Status in the
    Membership List, to start a process of resolving Membership challenges i.e
    Members in Good Standing but not on the List are captured,
  6. Develop branch (IBC/BGM/BBGM) Programme with the IBC and dates for Branch
    Members Meetings.
    Based on the reports received yesterday from the two Regions (Dr Kenneth Kaunda and
    Dr Ruth Mompati Regions) we are satisfied that ANC members in the North West Province
    are determined to work towards a successful and historically significant Provincial
    Conference. We will be publicizing the dates and venues of all Branch General Meetings
    scheduled to take place in the next two weeks and we urge all ANC Members to fully
    participate at these sessions.

“All these activities and key tasks once they are successfully implemented and with Lockdown Restrictions slightly relaxed, we plan to convene the ANC North West Provincial Conference on the 25th – 27th June 2021. The Conference will be convened in strict adherence to Covid19 protocols and NEC adopted Conference Guidelines,” concluded Chauke.

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