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Scandal-tainted South African President Jacob Zuma, who is under growing pressure to resign, held "fruitful" talks on Tuesday with his likely successor Cyril Ramaphosa, the ruling ANC party said.Read More
Scandal-tainted South African President Jacob Zuma, who is under growing pressure to resign, held "fruitful" talks with his likely successor Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday, the ruling ANC party said.Read More

Posted On February 6, 2018By In None

How S.Africa’s Zuma might leave office

Pressure is mounting on South Africa's scandal-tarred president, Jacob Zuma, to leave office ahead of elections next year.Read More
Top officials in South Africa's ruling ANC party are divided over whether President Jacob Zuma should step down after multiple graft scandals, the party's deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte said Tuesday.Read More
Top officials in South Africa's ruling ANC party are divided over whether President Jacob Zuma should step down, the party's deputy secretary-general said on Tuesday.Read More
Johannesburg (AFP) Top officials in South Africa’s ruling ANC party are divided over whether President Jacob Zuma should step down after multiple graft scandals, the party’s deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte said Tuesday. Zuma is due to deliver the annual state of the nation address to parliament in Cape Town on Thursday, despite growing calls for him to quit before the speech. The African National Congress’ national executive committee will meet on Wednesday, hours before the address. The 80-member national executive committee is the ANC’s highest decision-making body and could “recall”Read More
Cape Town (AFP) Scandal-tainted South African President Jacob Zuma, who is under growing pressure to resign, held “fruitful” talks on Tuesday with his likely successor Cyril Ramaphosa, the ruling ANC party said. The ANC said that the talks meant that a special party meeting scheduled for Wednesday that could have forced Zuma out of office had been postponed to next week, but it gave no details about any possible resignation deal. The African National Congress, which has ruled since Nelson Mandela won the post-apartheid 1994 election, has been plunged intoRead More
Cape Town (AFP) Pressure is mounting on South Africa’s scandal-tarred president, Jacob Zuma, to leave office ahead of elections next year. Here are the ways by which he could leave office early: – Vote of no confidence – Zuma’s enemies have previously sought to topple him with parliamentary votes of no confidence. Several such motions have been tabled in parliament but failed. During the last attempt, in August, the president’s opponents fell short by only 24 votes after some lawmakers from Zuma’s own African National Congress (ANC) party voted againstRead More
Senior members of South Africa's ANC party will hold an emergency meeting Monday to discuss whether President Jacob Zuma should stay in office after he was reported to have refused to resign.Read More
Johannesburg (AFP) South Africa’s ANC party held an emergency meeting on Monday to discuss whether Jacob Zuma should stay in office as the embattled president reportedly refused to resign. Zuma, whose tenure has been engulfed by corruption scandals, is due to deliver the annual state of the nation address on Thursday, despite growing calls for him to quit. The African National Congress (ANC)’s 26-member national working committee meet at Luthuli House, the party headquarters in Johannesburg. Scuffles erupted outside the building as Zuma supporters clashed with rival ANC activists withRead More