Ramaphosa pulls out of ANC engagements scheduled for Friday

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African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa has pulled out of the party engagements he was set to attend on Friday.

The ANC released an updated statement after the ANC Caucus meeting which took place in Parliament.

The caucus was meant to give ANC members as political uncertainty over President Jacob Zuma’s future.

Ramaphosa is said to have briefed his colleagues on the developments regarding his talks with President Zuma.

The country is anxious about the governing party’s next move following the postponement of SONA and the future of President Zuma.

On Tuesday, Ramaphosa assured South Africans that his engagement with Zuma seeks to find a speedy resolution to the current leadership and political impasse.

In a statement, Ramaphosa said he has begun “direct” discussions with the president on the transition and matters relating to Zuma’s position as Head of State.

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