Zuma to finish five-year term - report

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President Jacob Zuma. File picture: Sumaya Hisham

Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma will finish his five-year term in office despite concerns about his state of health, the Sunday Times reported.

“There is no indication to us that we should worry about the health of the president,” ANC spokesman Zizi Kodwa was quoted as saying by the paper.

“The president is well but I think he needs a rest.”

According to unnamed sources, Zuma's poor health was caused by a heart condition, diabetes, high blood pressure and exhaustion.

Zuma took a 10 day break from his duties, after attending a national executive committee lekgotla earlier this month. - Sapa


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