Zuma Defiant, snubbing the ANC's NEC

SOUTH AFRICA - In Brief 13 Feb 2018 by Iraj Abedian

Last night at the hour of midnight, the ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa and the ANC Secretary General, Ace Magashule, were instructed by the ANC's NEC to deliver a personal message to President Zuma: resign or face the ANC NEC's recall. Zuma sent them back with a sharp and short message of defiance: " I won't resign"! The NEC deliberated another two hours, and at around 3h00 a.m. resolved to recall Zuma, giving him 24 hours to resign. In the past, on a number of occassions Zuma had publicly stated that he would resign only if the ANC NEC asked him to do so. Needless to say that few believed ...

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