Mail and Guardian
Rumblings of a rebellion against Jacob Zuma by a KwaZulu-Natal faction – the president’s strongest base – have unsettled the ANC.
Although the ANC has taken a final decision that President Jacob Zuma will be the face of its campaign and return for a second term, the party has been rattled by information that in KwaZulu-Natal – Zuma’s strongest base – regional leaders had planned to approach him and ask him not to stand for a second term in the presidency.
The Nkandla scandal, in which R206-million was spent on Zuma’s private home, is said to have made him deeply unpopular and the booing he was subjected to during Nelson Mandela’s memorial service in Johannesburg last month was embarrassing and…
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