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Former president Jacob Zuma.
Former president Jacob Zuma.
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Former president Jacob Zuma has failed to influence the choice for a preferred ANC presidential candidate in his stronghold province of KwaZulu-Natal.

In a statement issued shortly before midnight on Monday, Zuma pleaded with ANC structures to get behind Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's campaign for party president, while throwing his hat into the ring for the position of national chairperson.

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