Luthuli House braces for march as ANC decides on Zuma's fate

S.Africa's Zuma faces new no-confidence vote

Zuma met with the ANC's top six leadership at his official residence on Sunday night as the party tries to figure out what to do with the so-called two centeres of power created by Cyril Ramaphosa's election as ANC president and Zuma's stay as head of state.

South African lawmakers will vote on February 22 in a fresh no-confidence motion against President Jacob Zuma, who is under pressure from within his own party to step down. It would need to call a meeting of the party's National Executive Committee to force Zuma to quit.

While Zuma's second and final term is only due to end next year, his immersion in a succession of scandals has eroded support for the ANC and many with the party's ranks want him to go before he delivers the annual state-of-the-nation address on February 8.

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A beleaguered Zuma is this evening expected to meet with the top six officials of the ANC at his presidential home of Mahlamba Ndlopfu in Pretoria, where his future as the president of the country is expected to be discussed.

The upcoming motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma should be conducted through a secret ballot, EFF leader Julius Malema said on Saturday.

Former ANC spokesperson Keith Khoza tweeted that this week would be critical for the ANC. Zuma's second and final term as president is due to end in mid-2019.

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Mantashe asked for prayers for the ANC, saying that some people wanted to see violence erupt over the meeting.

Zuma and the Guptas denied any wrongdoing, though the president paid back some money for the home upgrades after the Constitutional Court ruled against him. We are going to have a discussion with him. what is in the best interest of the ANC, the country and the economy.

"The march (by "Hands Off Zuma") to Luthuli House is misdirected and misguided and instead of such they should lobby political parties in parliament to oppose the removal", he reportedly said.

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