S. Africa's under fire Zuma to address nation

South African President Jacob Zuma is to addresses the nation against a background of concerted efforts in the courts to throw him out of officeEmbattled South African President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation Thursday against a background of concerted efforts in the courts, parliament and on the streets to throw him out of office. A scandal over public money spent on his private residence and damage done to the economy when he fired two finance ministers within days are the major factors fuelling the “Zuma must fall” protests. Zuma’s annual state of the nation address in parliament comes just two days after the Constitutional Court heard a crucial case accusing him of violating his oath to uphold the constitution.

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