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presstv-s africa facing political showdown on zuma fate

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presstv-s africa facing political showdown on zuma fate

south africa braced tuesday for a major political showdown as scandal-tainted president jacob zuma rejected a direct order from the ruling anc party to leave office.the power struggle over zuma's departure put the president at loggerheads with cyril ramaphosa, his expected successor, who is the new head of the african national congress.the party's powerful 107-member national executive committee (nec) met for 13 hours at a hotel outside pretoria, and decided in the early hours of tuesday to "recall" zuma from his post.ramaphosa and ace magashule, the party's secretary-general, had personally delivered a request for zuma to resign to the president's official residence in pretoria at about midnight.south african ruling party african natio...