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For years to come, Jacob Zuma will be paying for the deals he made with both allies and enemies to secure the ANC presidency

President Jacob Zuma is to be the face of the African National Congress in the 2014 elections and after winning them will gradually transfer power to Cyril Ramaphosa. Before December’s ANC conference, Zuma struck one of the biggest deals of his career with Ramaphosa. The broad aim is to give business tycoon Ramaphosa the national presidency, while Zuma stays on as ANC President.

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