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>> I need to be finished on what I have done.>> Jacob Zuma may be on the way out, but he is hanging on by the skin of his teeth.>> We are spending more time discussing Zuma must go. I don't understand why.>> But there is no such confusion for once from the ruling ANC.
>> We are now proceeding with->> It says it will support a motion of no confidence in the South African President, brought by an opposition party. That vote is now set for Thursday if Zuma refuses to quit. ANC Chiefs say they aim to elect party leader Cyril Ramaphosa as President of the country by Friday, at the latest.
>> The decision comes just hours after police raided the home of businessman friends of the leader. That, amid a probe into the allegations that the Gupta family used their links to Zuma to win state contracts, and influence cabinet appointments. A dozen members of the elite Hawks police unit blocked off a street leading to the family home in Johannesburg.
A police officer told Reuter's, this is a crime scene. Zuma, and the Guptas, a family of wealthy Indian born business men, deny any wrong doing. But a Hawks spokesman said the raid was connected to allegations of influence peddling. It's not yet clear what was seized, or whether the business premises of the Guptas would also be raided.
In his nine years in office, Zuma has been dogged by allegations of corruption and economic mismanagement. He's previously survived several no confidence motions, but surviving the next one looks like a tall order.