The call to remove Mr Mashatile was made at Tuesday’s NEC meeting but was stifled because it was not on the agenda.
Mabuza has revealed that municipalities’ debt in the country to power utility Eskom has increased to R49.1 billion.
Zuma-Sambudla posted a photo of herself earlier this week on social media.
The SCA had dismissed Magashule’s application with costs in January this year.
According to sources, the cabinet reshuffle is imminent and Mr Zikalala’s allies are expected to be axed.
Ngoyi was the granddaughter of a trailblazing Methodist minister, a historical figure in his own right.
Mr Mtolo said the party was making history by announcing the first female premier-elect in the province.
He previously served in the Provincial Government of KwaZulu-Natal as MEC for Finance.
Zikalala suffered yet another blow when he failed to make it to the ANC KZN Provincial Executive Committee (PEC).
It has emerged that over the past weekend, the student society body held a ‘congress’ where the election of new leaders was elected.