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South Africa’s president Zuma refuses to go

JOHANNESBURG – The South African president Jacob Zuma refuses to steps. He was, in december, was replaced as leader of the African National Congress (ANC) after allegations about corruption. Despite great pressure he did not also resign as president.

Partijbonzen of the ANC to see it prefer that Zuma leaves before he later this week for its annual parliamentary speech. He is accused of corruption, fraud, extortion, money laundering and tax evasion. Itself denies all guilt.

The accusations can be traced back to the nineties and going on almost eight hundred payments in an arms deal. Zuma and other government officials would bribe have assumed in the purchase of fighter jets, patrol boats and other equipment, reports the BBC.

If Zuma continues to refuse to leave, the ANC is a problem. The party wants no power struggle, because next year there is an election. The party may nevertheless decide Zuma aside, as with its predecessor, Thabo Mbeki, has happened.

While the leadership of the party Monday with each other, gather on the street in Johannesburg, are both opponents of the president.

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