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Vol 51 No 19

Published 24th September 2010


South Africa

Postponing the policies

After fighting back against his detractors at the party summit, Zuma has won himself a few more months to remake his shaky presidency

It was a rare victory for President Jacob Zuma. By persuading the governing party’s National General Council (NGC) in Durban on 20-24 September to delay all substantive decisions on policy and the succession, Zuma managed to see off the most serious challenges to his authority. All these issues are now to be discussed at the African National Congress’s National Elective Conference in 2012.

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