February 12, 2018 / 9:55 PM / 3 months ago

South Africa's ANC gives Zuma 48 hours to resign - state broadcaster

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) gave President Jacob Zuma 48 hours to resign as head of state on Monday after an eight-hour meeting of the party’s top leadership, the SABC state broadcaster said.

President of South Africa Jacob Zuma attends the 54th National Conference of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Party leader Cyril Ramaphosa’s motorcade left the marathon national executive meeting and headed to the Union Buildings in central Pretoria where Zuma’s offices are located to deliver the message in person, the broadcaster said, citing sources.

Reporting by James Macharia; Editing by Ed Cropley

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