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SA must 'see Zuma out' to end Constitutional crisis, says journo Mark Gevisser

Influential people and organisations have backed the call to have President Jacob Zuma recalled after the Constitutional Court judgement which ruled that he broke his oath of office in the Nkandla matter.

South African journalist and author Mark Gevisser has recently spoken out in an opinion piece printed in American daily newspaper, The New York Times.

According to Gevisser, Zuma's response to the judgement shows that he has failed to take responsibility for his actions.

Gevisser says it is South Africa's Constitutional duty to "see him out", adding that the country's Constitutional crisis will continue as long as he is in power.

We have the right to protest and to assert our agency. This judgement has said that our agency has been denied by someone who has taken power for himself. It's time to reclaim it as citizens of this country.

Mark Gevisser, journalist and author

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