Pressure Mounts on S. African President to Resign as Annual Speech Postponed

South Africa’s increasingly unpopular President Jacob Zuma, facing mounting pressure from his own party to resign, was on Tuesday stripped of what many saw as his swan song to the people of South Africa. Parliament postponed the annual State of the Nation address Tuesday afternoon, just 48 hours before Zuma was scheduled to appear at the National Assembly in Cape Town on Thursday evening to address the nation. In the last 48 hours, top members of Zuma’s African National Congress have met privately with the president to intensify pressure on...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Tuesday, 6 February

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