AS IT HAPPENED: Zuma expected to address the media on Wednesday
Still no clarity from @PresidencyZA about tomorrow’s Zuma press briefing. GCIS sources confirmed earlier it was scheduled for 10am but time is moving target. Different forces pulling strings behind scenes. At one point it was scheduled for tonight. #ExitAnxiety @TeamNews24— Adriaan Basson (@AdriaanBasson) February 13, 2018
OUTA urges Zuma to take cue from Mbeki exit
Civil rights body the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse has said that President Jacob Zuma should take his cue from the "graceful exit of Thabo Mbeki in 2008" rather than clinging to power.
OUTA was commenting on the fate of the SA president on Tuesday afternoon in the wake of an ANC media briefing where the party's secretary general Ace Magashule had confirmed that Zuma would be recalled.CONTINUE READING
Zuma can refuse ANC, Parliament must remove him - DA
The Democratic Alliance says only Parliament can recall President Jacob Zuma, and that the ANC's resolution is nothing more than an internal resolution.
"It has no effect on Jacob Zuma’s current status as President of the Republic, and can be simply ignored by Zuma," DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on Tuesday.
"Unless he tenders his resignation, this recall is not worth the paper it is printed on."READ MORE HERE
Zuma must tender his resignation, urges Thabo Mbeki Foundation
The Thabo Mbeki Foundation welcomed the ANC national executive committee's (NEC's) decision to recall of President Jacob Zuma, saying it was long overdue.
The foundation said in a statement on Tuesday that Zuma should tender his resignation to Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete.
It said the decision to recall Zuma, gives the ANC, as the governing party, the possibility to urgently and immediately attend to the many challenges and negative developments which have arisen during his tenure.READ MORE
Zuma has done nothing wrong but he must go – Magashule
President Jacob Zuma has done nothing wrong but he must still be recalled.
That is the word from ANC secretary general Ace Magashule, who confirmed to the media on Tuesday that the party's national executive committee (NEC) decided at its meeting on Monday to recall Zuma as head of state.CONTINUE READING
Thabo Mbeki welcomes the recall of president Zuma@eNCA pic.twitter.com/GBJRTIX4Ln— Mapi Mhlangu (@NgiphiweMhlangu) February 13, 2018