South Africa

South African bishops: Zuma resignation would not solve all problems

Corruption must be rooted out at every level of government in South Africa, said the country's Catholic bishops.

They said while they respected calls for the resignation of President Jacob Zuma, "such a step would not in itself be a complete solution."

Zuma faced widespread calls to resign after he fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in a move that saw South Africa's credit rating downgraded to junk status.

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