- President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed former president Zuma's call for people to vote for the ANC
- He said that was what was expected from loyal members of the ruling party ahead of the local election
- Ramaphosa also wished Zuma a speedy recovery and said that the Zuma family needs space to nurse the former president back to health
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DURBAN - President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded to a video shared earlier in the week by the JG Zuma Foundation in which former president Jacob Zuma urges citizens to vote for the ANC.
Ramaphosa revealed that he had not seen the video in question but welcomes Zuma's support and that it is something that a true member of the ruling party would do.
According to EWN, Ramaphosa was campaigning in KwaZulu-Natal when he took a moment to comment on Zuma's video.
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Jacob Zuma to have national prayer held due to 'dark forces' against him: 'Nkos'yam'
Earlier, Briefly News reported that former President Jacob Zuma will have a national prayer staged in his name with the event organised for Thursday, 14 October, at the People's Park in Stamford Hill, Durban.
In a statement on Friday, the JG Zuma Foundation said the purpose of the spiritual event will be to thank God for "sterling work" in protecting the former president.
The foundation said Zuma will be welcomed and prayed for by various churches of all denominations, African spiritualities and traditionalists.
The foundation lamented Zuma's incarceration, although the former president saw out less than a quarter of his imprisonment before being granted medical parole by correctional services commissioner Arthur Fraser.
Julius Malema wants Jacob Zuma to make a decision about his political career: "I bow for those wise words"
In similar news, EFF CIC Julius Malema believes that former president Jacob Zuma needs to make a decision about his political career. Malema recently stated that Zuma should either remain a politician or go on retirement.
The news follows Msholozi's ANC campaigning in which he encouraged South Africans to tick the box next to the ANC logo at the upcoming local government elections. Malema stated that Zuma has no idea when to halt his activities and added that the former president needs to accept his age.
Malema further brought Zuma's parole into the matter saying that people have not shared their comments about it.
Source: Briefly News