South Africa’s ANC to force President Zuma out: reports

South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress, has decided to tell President Jacob Zuma to leave his post after he refused to do so voluntarily, media reports said Tuesday. The ANC’s top leadership came to the decision after 13 hours of discussion in Pretoria that ended early Tuesday. Zuma, who has been president since 2009, will likely have to undergo a vote of confidence in parliament if he does not step down — a vote he is likely to lose, the BBC reported. In line as his successor is Cyril Ramaphosa, who replaced Zuma as leader of the ANC in December. The South African rand shed 0.03% against the U.S. dollar, with one buck buying 11.937 rand.

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