Three S.African ministers call for Zuma to resign: report

Jacob Zuma has refused to repay taxpayers' money used to refurbish his private rural houseAt least three South African ministers have called for President Jacob Zuma to resign, local media reported Monday, in the most serious challenge to his leadership since he took power in 2009. The News24 news agency, citing sources in the ruling ANC party, said that Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi had called on Zuma to step down. The clash came at a weekend meeting of the African National Congress (ANC) party, which was extended into Monday amid heated debate over Zuma’s fate.

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