Jacob Zuma's defiance deepens the political crisis in South Africa | Jason Burke

ANC’s failure to force president from office is evidence of deep divisions within ruling partySouth Africa has been pitched into an unprecedented political crisis after the ruling ANC party admitted that President Jacob Zuma had defied its orders to resign, and that it had little idea of when the 75-year-old head of state would respond to their demand to leave office.The decision to tell Zuma to stand down was taken at anemergency session of the highest decision-making body of the African National Congress near Pretoria, the administrative capital, late on...

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By: The Guardian - Tuesday, 13 February

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