SACP vows to defend Zuma

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Johannesburg - The SA Communist Party on Wednesday vowed to defend President Jacob Zuma against being blamed for the country's problems.

“(Whereas) these historic problems are the objective basis for the very existence of the ANC, its alliance partners, and the broad democratic movement, it remains questionable why they are so personalised on President Jacob Zuma,” Gauteng SACP secretary Jacob Mamabolo said in a statement.

He said there were attempts by a coalition of forces to frustrate the efforts of the ANC’s 53rd Mangaung conference to change economic power relations in the country.

“This coalition of mutually reinforcing and coalescing imperialist class forces composed of bankers, CEOs of monopoly capital, a faction of the religious sector, opposition parties, self-anointed political commentators and certain sections of the neo-liberal media, showed its ugly physiognomy this week,” Mamabolo said. - Sapa


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