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South Africa Tries to End a Leadership Crisis

Allegations of abuse of power deprive Zuma of support | The ANC is flirting “with the real possibility of its own demise”

South African President Jacob Zuma’s grip on power is looking increasingly tenuous. On Nov. 2, the nation’s graft ombudsman released a report suggesting the president had been unduly influenced by three wealthy businessmen who work with his son, Duduzane. Zuma also had suffered a major setback in a battle with his finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, for control of the National Treasury.

In August, voters showed their indignation by handing control

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