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Asking, 'What is the rush?' South African President Jacob Zuma condemns his party's decision to oust him

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - A day after his own party urged him to resign, South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday condemned the decision, insisted he had done nothing wrong and warned that leaving the presidency would divide his party and could lead to violence.

"What is the rush? I have been asking this question all the time. You can't force a decision as is being done now," he told SABC

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