South African Officials Say President Zuma's Resignation Is Coming Soon

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President Jacob Zuma and the ANC can not hold the whole of South Africa hostage by demanding that his legal fees be paid and that he should perhaps be granted immunity from prosecution, says Dr Pieter Groenewald, leader of the FF Plus.

Selfe said the DA noted reports that Zuma had demanded a host of conditions including state-guaranteed safety for himself and his family, that his security detail remains in place and that his legal fees for current and future legal matters are paid for by the people of South Africa. "This crisis we are facing affects us all". Like the frustratingly nail-biting wait that presaged the resignation of former Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, the South African "transition" is turning out to be similarly intriguing. If it means we will be arrested, beaten or killed, we are ready.

"This is an insult to the people of South Africa and the DA will not stand for this". Some of us have suffered under this democracy.

At the same time, the South African Mint, a subsidiary of the SARB, will issue a new ZAR5 circulation coin celebrating Mandela's birth centenary.

Mr Zuma's race for the presidency was in its last stretch when prosecutors dropped the charges against him over the arms deal.

"Ramaphosa should not be apologetic and be afraid to ask the president to step down", said Maumela. "One can not negotiate in good faith with Zuma".

"Comrades, let us now all disperse in an orderly fashion", he said. "He must start now and exercise those powers".

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But the ANC greater Johannesburg region has distanced itself from the planned march, claiming they have no knowledge of the individuals behind the protest action.

ANC spokesman Pule Mabe confirmed that a committee meeting was scheduled for Monday, but he did not comment on the agenda, the eNCA media organization reported.

This undermines the internal struggles by those who never went to exile, but fought the struggle inside the country. But you certainly get the point about how "rumours" about Mr. Zuma's plans, no matter how outrageous, should be taken seriously. The man does not represent the SACP and any of its structures.

Provincial secretary Jacob Mamabolo called on SACP members to distance themselves from the "anarchic and chaotic" initiative.

While South Africa awaits news on whether President Jacob Zuma soon will resign, a senior leader of the ruling African National Congress says the party must reverse a decline in popularity that has gone on for more than a decade.

The powerful committee could recall the president from office, though he would be under no constitutional obligation to obey the order.

The rand was expected to test R11/$ if the matter were resolved and Zuma's reign ended, said TreasuryOne currency dealer Gerard van der Westhuizen.

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