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ANC must act against Zuma or suffer come elections, says political analyst

Calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down have come from opposition parties, but it is the governing party that must take action against him.

This is according to political analyst Professor Mcebisi Ndletyana who says the African National Congress (ANC) set a precedent when they fired former president Thabo Mbeki.

They have acted before against a president for a similar thing. Thabo Mbeki was fired in 2008 for what was suspected to be a Constitutional violation.

Mcebisi Ndletyana, Associate professor of Political Science at UJ

Ndletyana says that the ANC's inaction could be seen as a sign of support towards Zuma's impropriety and their election campaign could consequently suffer.

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