Jacob Zuma resists calls to resign

By: Bisola Bello February 14, 2018
Jacob Zuma

South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma, has said that he will not be resigning from his position as president as he has done nothing wrong.

Mr Zuma said this after the ruling African National Congress (ANC) announced it would back a vote of no confidence in his leadership on Thursday.

The 75-year-old has come under increasing pressure to resign amid numerous allegations of corruption.

But he said the ANC had failed to explain why he had been recalled.

Mr Zuma said he had offered to go after June, but objected to the way the issue was currently being handled.

He said he would make a further statement later on Wednesday.



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