/South Africa’s ANC decides to remove Jacob Zuma as president: local media

South Africa’s ANC decides to remove Jacob Zuma as president: local media

South African President Jacob Zuma’s personal African Nationwide Congress (ANC) social gathering determined to take away him from workplace as head of state within the early hours of Tuesday, in accordance with stories in a number of native media retailers.

Experiences from contained in the social gathering’s Nationwide Government Committee, which met for 13 hours from Monday into Tuesday to debate Zuma’s future, recommend officers have given him 48 hours to step down. It follows weeks of speculation over his future.

Zuma has been battling a number of corruption allegations which have triggered his reputation to plummet.

Learn extra: South Africa’s President Zuma: A chronology of scandal

Zuma may nonetheless refuse to go, though he could be more likely to face a vote of confidence within the parliament. That date has already been set for February 22.

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dm/se (Reuters, AFP)