SA politics rebranded?
While the financial world faces what has been described as earthquake promising to re-align world markets a political earth-quake is shaking up South African politics since the Natal High Court ruling slamming President Mbeki for interfering with the prosecution of his rival Jacob Zuma. With rumours increasing that President Mbeki is about to be forced out of the presidency here is what South African media are reporting:
New party for Mbeki?
Rumours of a new break-away party for Mbeki supporters surface. Research shows an election today would a hung parliament if it broke from the ANC.
Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete might become interim president if Mbeki refuses to resign.
NPA decision angers Zuma allies
The decision by the NPA to recharge Zuma caused Zuma allies to speed up moves to oust Mbeki.
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