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Zuma mustn't be forced out, he must go willingly - Nehawu

The National Health Education and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) says President Jacob Zuma should leave office before his current term as president ends in 2019.

Nehawu is among the growing call for Zuma to vacate office, but says the union does not want him to be recalled, but rather for him to voluntarily step down.

There are nationwide marches by political parties and civil groups today calling for an end to political uncertainty, and Zuma's resignation.

Nehawu's General Secretary Bereng Soke says the union has also asked the ANC to be honourable in its internal process when electing the successor.

According to Soke, Zuma's initial appointment to the Presidency made sense at the time, but he is no longer what South Africa needs.

Soke says the country need fresh and credible leadership to tackle the many issues it faces.

He advises that Zuma's leadership has lost credibility and he is no longer able to instill trust and confidence in the citizenry.

Our country is in a serious crisis and it needs a different kind of leadership to bring our society together so we can confront the challenges like economic growth, unemployment and poverty.

Bereng Soke, Nehawu General Secretary

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Read Public Protector's state capture report here

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State capture report is here

State capture report is here

The tug of war over the state capture report was settled in court and judges ruled that it should be released for all. Read it here.

Zuma drops court bid to gag state capture report

Zuma drops court bid to gag state capture report

On Tuesday, judges had ruled that a group of opposition parties and Vytjie Mentor could intervene in the case as respondents.

Nehawu ready for ANCYL attacks after calling for Zuma to resign

Nehawu ready for ANCYL attacks after calling for Zuma to resign

Nehawu has called on President Jacob Zuma 'to do the honorable thing' and resign from the Presidency before 2019 elections.

CT demonstrators march on NPA and Public Protector's offices

CT demonstrators march on NPA and Public Protector's offices

Civil society groups marched in the CBD to voice claims of state capture and political instability facing the country.

Pityana: Pray for the country to be liberated from State capture

Pityana: Pray for the country to be liberated from State capture

Pityana says he has a good reason to believe the President is doing everything possible to try and discredit Minister of Finance.

Gordhan charges have forced ANC members off the fence  - Stephen Grootes

Gordhan charges have forced ANC members off the fence - Stephen Grootes

Jackson Mthembu is the first high level serving ANC member to come out and say NEC and Zuma must go, notes EWN's Stephen Grootes.

Protesters to gather at Nelson Mandela Bridge in solidarity with #ZumaMustFall

Protesters to gather at Nelson Mandela Bridge in solidarity with #ZumaMustFall

Section27's Mark Heywood said that organisers are negotiating official approval from JMPD to gather peacefully on the iconic landmark.