The African National Congress has suspended the former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma.
The suspension of the former president by the governing party follows an announcement that was made by Zuma in December that he will not be campaigning or voting for the ANC, as the country will soon be heading to the polls for the general election.
The suspension comes as the ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) concludes its scheduled two-day meeting. NEC is the party’s highest decision-making body of the political party. A political party that he was once a leader of. This
According to the ANC, Zuma not voting or campaigning for the party while a member is a breach of the party’s constitution.
It is alleged that Zuma will be given 48 hours to respond to allegations levelled against him.