President Ramaphosa on Jacob Zuma: "He is a blue-blooded ANC member"

President Ramaphosa on Jacob Zuma: "He is a blue-blooded ANC member"

- President Ramaphosa has voiced his trust in Jacob Zuma's loyalty to the ANC

- Ramaphosa feels Zuma will remain committed to the ANC until the day he dies

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South Africa's president vouched for the loyalty of Jacob Zuma towards the African National Congress.

News24 reported that President Ramaphosa spoke to France24 about the former president's commitment to the ruling party.

Ramaphosa was attending the African Union Assembly of heads of State in Mauritania.

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The president said he absolutely believes and trusts in Zuma remaining a loyal member of the African National Congress until death.

There have been many rumours about Jacob Zuma splitting from the ruling party and forming a party of his own.

But Zuma has addressed and dismissed these rumours himself.

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It is still believed that Zuma is resentful about being ousted as president of South Africa. Despite this, Zuma continues to attend African National Congress events.

The South African president feels the former president will not likely turn his back on the African National Congress.

He is a blue-blooded ANC member who has been in the ANC forever and a day and the ANC is in his blood. I don't ever see him turning against the organisation that made him what he is.

Briefly.co.za gathered that the president said the African National Congress will not split but is, in fact, standing united with the looming 2019 national elections in mind.

Ramaphosa compared the ruling party to a cat, saying it will always land on its feet. He is convinced the African National Congress will win the upcoming elections.

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