[Listen] ANC has allowed Zuma to grow bigger than the party - Somadoda Fikeni

As South Africans hold their breath to see whether President Zuma will resign in the time frame given by the ANC or not, Eusebius Mckaiser engages political analysts on what could happen in the given 48 hours and if the opposition parties call for an early election is simply grandstanding.

He is joined by political analysts Vukani Mde, Director, Ebrahim Fakir, and Somadoda Fikeni.

If the ANC goes through the motion of no confidence, remember Cabinet as a whole goes with the President; that reopens a factional fight over who takes which caretaker ministerial positions now.

Ebrahim Fakir, ASRI Director of programs

ANC has allowed over the years President Jacob Zuma to grow bigger than the party and almost bigger than the society. He doesn't understand why they are turning against him.

Somadoda Fikeni, Political analyst

The Constitutional Court did not direct Parliament to necessarily do anything; particularly something as dramatic as to dissolve and call for early elections.

Vukani Mde, analyst and founder of Lefthook

Listen to the heated debate on South Africa's political state...


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