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Defiant Zuma says ‘I won’t resign, what did I do?’

Jacob Zuma...to be shown way out tomorrow?

*Efforts to remove me unfair “What is it that I’ve done?” That was the familiar voice of President Jacob Zuma. He asked detractors and specifically to members of the African National Congress (ANC)’s national executive committee (NEC), who resolved that he should be recalled from the Union Buildings. In an …

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ANC recalls Zuma, Ramaphosa to be SA President

outh Africa's new President after Zuma

*Recall precedes Parliamentary vote of no confidence African National Congress (ANC) has given President Jacob Zuma an ultimatum to resign as head of state by the end of Tuesday or risk being removed by Parliament. ANC secretary general Ace Magashule delivered Zuma’s recall letter to the presidential guesthouse on Tuesday …

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South Africa: ANC ‘decides Zuma must go’

President Jacob Zuma laughs at Pravin Gordhan

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) will formally request that President Jacob Zuma step down after he refused to resign, media reports say. The reported decision to “recall” Mr Zuma followed marathon talks by senior party officials that continued into the early hours of Tuesday. If President Zuma, 75, …

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South African President, Jacob Zuma, whisked out of May Day rally

Protest against Zuma at the May Day rally

*Wants his former wife to succeed him South African President Jacob Zuma made a hasty exit from a May Day rally in Bloemfontein on Monday after the crowd of workers that he was due to address became rowdy, with some booing and chanting slogans against him. The labour federation, Cosatu, …

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“I am unashamedly encouraging mass mobilisation” – Pravin Gordhan

President Jacob Zuma laughs at Pravin Gordhan

*Strengthen the ANC and our democratic path Axed finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, proved himself the darling of the Ahmed Kathrada memorial in Johannesburg last Saturday, with his self-deprecating humour as well as scathing remarks about the current state of the government and a call to fight corruption within the ANC …

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Jacob Zuma copies Donald Trump, bans 9 African countries from entering South Africa

*We don’t want our neighbours again, they should go *We shall expel them after vetting South African president, Jacob Zuma, has pulled another controversy out of his bag. The latest controversy which the diplomatic community called a “massive shocker” came from announcing an immediate ban to all citizens of his …

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