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>> Protests hit the streets of Johannesburg as supporters and critics of South African President Jacob Zuma clashed outside the headquarters of the ruling African National Congress. The party held an emergency meeting over the President's future, following mounting pressure on Zuma to quit. Reuters' Alex Winning in Johannesburg.>> The allegations of corruption and economic mismanagement against Zuma are not new.
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But what's new this time is that Zuma has lost control of the ANC, the ruling party. In December, Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's Deputy President replaced Zuma as head of the ANC. Now the ANC could force Zuma to resign.>> Zuma's been in power since 2009, and in 2016 said he would never resign.
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But this time, he may not have a choice.>> It's believed that, out of the top six most powerful ANC officials, four want Zuma to go and two think that Zuma should see out his remaining time in office. Zuma's second presidential term officially ends next year. Last night, senior ANC officials met Zuma at his residence in Pretoria to try to convince him to go.
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So far, he's refused. But it looks like his days as president are numbered.>> If the ANC's top officials don't give him the boot before, Zuma could face another no confidence motion in Parliament later in the month.