Zuma implicated in plot to oust Ramaphosa: report

President Cyril Ramaphosa looks on during a meeting of the ANC "Thuma Mina" (Send Me) campaign launch at the Nelson Mandela Youth Centre in Chatsworth township outside of Durban on September 8, 2018. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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JOHANNESBURG - The Sunday Times is alleging that President Cyril Ramaphosa has a target on his back.

The newspaper has published an exclusive on Sunday, implicating former president Jacob Zuma in a plot to unseat his successor.

 

 

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Zuma is reported to be in cahoots with ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule, former North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo, and two other ANC officials.

 

 

They are said to have held a meeting on past Thursday at the Maharani Hotel in Durban.

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The newspaper writes that they're believed to have discussed a fightback strategy to challenge the outcome of last year’s ANC national conference, which saw Ramaphosa defeat Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to become party president.