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South Africa: Reports and Denials - How Long Will Zuma Still Be President?

The country is on tenterhooks after the Presidency denied that President Jacob Zuma agreed to step down despite rumours that the African National Congress's national executive committee (NEC) decided to recall President Jacob Zuma - with the SABC reporting that the "modalities in terms of how this message will be conveyed to the nation [are] ... still being decided upon". 

And while you're waiting to hear Zuma's political fate, join South Africans on Twitter, who are already planning their #ZumaIsGoneParty!

On Sunday Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa admitted to "a period of difficulty, disunity and discord" within the party during celebrations in Cape Town to mark the 28th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison. His remarks came ahead of a special NEC meeting and amid mounting pressure for President Zuma to step down following numerous corruption scandals that have sparked widespread public anger.

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