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LIVE: Jacob Zuma exit

LIVE: Zuma exit Cape Town, South Africa | AFP |  Pressure is mounting on South Africa’s scandal-tarred president, Jacob Zuma, to leave office ahead of elections next year. Tweets about zuma Here are the ways by which he could leave office early: – Vote of no confidence – Zuma’s enemies …

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ANC chiefs to meet to ‘finalise’ Zuma exit

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Top leaders of South Africa’s ruling ANC will meet Monday to “finalise” the departure of embattled President Jacob Zuma after party chief Cyril Ramaphosa promised to bring “closure” to the crisis. Ramaphosa said at a party rally in Cape Town on Sunday he wanted …

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S. Africa’s Ramaphosa admits ‘disunity’ as Zuma fights exit

Cape Town, South Africa | AFP | South Africa’s ruling party leader Cyril Ramaphosa admitted Sunday to “disunity and discord” within the African National Congress as it struggled to remove scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from power. Ramaphosa, 65, said he wanted to replace “a period of difficulty, disunity and discord” …

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S.Africa political deadlock as Zuma clings to power

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South Africa’s political impasse deepened on Saturday with no resolution to extended talks over President Jacob Zuma’s expected departure from office after his own party called for him to resign. Cyril Ramaphosa, the president-in-waiting, and the ruling ANC party have said negotiations should be …

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ANC bosses clear diaries as Zuma exit looms

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | President Jacob Zuma’s exit from office edged closer Friday as South African ruling party leaders cancelled a series of public appearances, fuelling speculation they were finalising his departure. Zuma has refused to resign despite a request from senior African National Congress (ANC) officials, triggering …

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ZUMA EXIT: ANC bosses clear diaries ahead of crucial weekend

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  The leaders of South Africa’s ruling party pulled out of a series of public engagements Friday, fuelling speculation that they will meet to finalise the departure of embattled President Jacob Zuma. African National Congress (ANC) party officials met with Zuma over the weekend to …

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S.Africa opposition demand end to Zuma impasse

Cape Town, South Africa | AFP | South Africa’s opposition demanded Thursday that the ruling ANC party end confusion over President Jacob Zuma’s expected departure from office, as tense transition talks continued in Cape Town. ANC party officials met with Zuma over the weekend to request his resignation, but he …

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S.Africa’s Zuma clings on in face of uncertainty

Cape Town, South Africa | AFP | South Africans were facing political uncertainty on Wednesday after the ruling ANC party cancelled a meeting that could have removed embattled President Jacob Zuma from office. Zuma is under growing pressure to resign in favour of his deputy and African National Congress party …

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Pressure mounts for Ramaphosa to replace Zuma immediately

S.Africa’s Zuma holds talks with likely successor as exit looms Cape Town, South Africa | 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 …

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How S.Africa’s Zuma might leave office

Cape Town, South Africa | 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 …

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