Zuma says foreign agents behind attempt to remove him - Bloomberg

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President Jacob Zuma.
President Jacob Zuma.

Johannesburg - A defiant President Jacob Zuma survived a bid by some members of the African National Congress’s top leadership to order his removal from office, according to three members of the ruling party’s national executive committee (NEC).

In his closing address to the three-day meeting, Zuma said he would not step down, according to one of the committee members.

He accused foreign agents of being behind the attempt to remove him and said the issue of the NEC ousting him must never be raised again, the person said.

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