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Johannesburg - Cosatu has placed the blame for Standard & Poor's downgrade of South Africa’s sovereign rating to junk status on President Jacob Zuma.

During its press briefing to outline the outcome of Monday's Central Executive Committee meeting, Cosatu general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali said Zuma was responsible and culpable for the downgrade. 

"It is his inattentive and negligent leadership and disruptive actions that have emboldened these agencies to interfere in this country's political affairs."

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