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Cape Town - A Cabinet shuffle could be embattled President Jacob Zuma's next defensive move, according to emerging markets economist Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura.

Reacting on Monday to the ANC's National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held over the weekend, Montalto commented that the ANC has closed ranks and given Zuma a six-month breather while state capture is being probed. However, he believed "the ground is shifting".

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