S. Africa’s ANC Sticks With Zuma, Risking Eroding Support

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  • Proposal for Zuma to step down not discussed, Mantashe says
  • ANC support in popular vote fell to 54.5% in local election

The African National Congress’s senior leaders absolved South African President Jacob Zuma of blame for the ruling party’s worst performance in an election, choosing to take collective responsibility and risking further eroding support before a national vote in less than three years.

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