National Executive Committee (African National Congress)
The ANC National Executive Committee is the chief executive organ of the South African political party, the African National Congress. It is elected at every National Conference; the executive committee, in turn, elects a National Working Committee for day-to-day decision-making responsibilities.
On 22 September 2008, ANC chose deputy leader Kgalema Motlanthe to replace Thabo Mbeki as president until at least April, 2009, when new elections will be held. ANC parliamentary caucus Spokesman KK Khumalo said: "Motlanthe will be the president, not interim, he will be the president of the republic until the election." The South African constitution provides that "parliament elects the president from among its members, dominated by the ANC since 1994."