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SA president Jacob Zuma facing impeachment, future of Mandela’s party in doubt
Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma could be nearing the end of his long political career, after a former Robben Island prison mate of Nelson Mandela called for his resignation Saturday following a damning Supreme Court ruling this week.
The move could potentially end the influence of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), which came into power when Mandela was elected president in 1994.
Zuma took to the national airwaves on Friday to apologize for the “frustration” caused after it emerged he had spent $23m (£15m) of public money renovating his home, which he now must pay back.
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