Jacob Zuma won’t be going anywhere soon. In fact, the ANC could have him as its leader for two years longer than his five-year term if a lobby group consisting of senior party leaders from five provinces gets its way – despite his apparent reluctance earlier this year to finish his term because of ill-health.
This means those who are wishing Zuma away might have to exercise a little more patience. His term as ANC president is set to end in 2017 and his term as the country’s president expires two years later.
The pro-Zuma group, led by several loyalist ANC provincial chairpersons, including Free State Premier Ace Magashule, his counterpart in the North West, Supra Mahumapelo, and Mpumalanga’s David Mabuza, is said to be planning to table a proposal to extend Zuma’s term by two years at the party’s national general council (NGC) next year…
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