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Jacob Zuma defies order from South Africa's ANC to resign within 48 hours

President offered ultimatum by ruling party following emergency meeting of committeeJacob Zuma has defied an ultimatum from South Africa’s ruling party to resign within 48 hours, pitching the “Rainbow Nation” into an unprecedented political crisis.The decision to tell Zuma to stand down or face being stripped of his office was taken at a specially convened emergency session of the highest decision-making body of the African National Congress near Pretoria, the administrative capital, late on Monday evening. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Tuesday, 13 February