An executive committee met this afternoon to decide the fate of President Jacob Zuma.
The evil president is cited in several corruption cases. This committee represents the largest body in the country and is the only one able to remove the president from his post.
The population has been waiting for this decision for more than a week. She had to follow Jacob Zuma’s refusal to resign, despite his party’s call to do so.
ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the emergency meeting this afternoon. At the end, this meeting should make known the fate of the president. Clearly, she will have to confirm or not the resignation of the South African president.
The High Court of Appeal also confirmed in October that Jacob Zuma will face eighteen charges of corruption, ransomware fraud and money laundering … related to a contract of armament passed in 1999.
And that’s not all. In 2016, the president was ordered to pay the South African state $ 23 million for work done at his private residence in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal province. He had built a swimming pool and … an amphitheater!
Zuma would seek in particular to guarantee its immunity. But opposition parties introduced a no-confidence motion for February 22. The eighth since coming to power in 2009. The Nelson Mandela Foundation says it bluntly: Zuma “betrayed the country dreamed of by Nelson Mandela,” he “abused the trust of South Africans. He must leave, and quickly! ”
This painting recalls that of Thabo M’Béki in 2008. He had also been forced to resign following such a procedure. However, Jacob Zuma still does not seem to want to surrender power and is ready to face all the proceedings against him.