Jacob Zuma renounces his endorsement of ANC ahead of the 2024 South African election.

The leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party in South Africa, former president Jacob Zuma, criticized the party he once led, citing the “death of democratically elected structures”. Zuma, who was forced out of office over corruption allegations, announced that he would not vote for the ANC in the upcoming 2024 national elections. Instead, he expressed his support for a small radical leftwing party named Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) and stated that he would not campaign for the ANC. Zuma also condemned the role of money in determining votes and the suspected fraudulent manipulation of ANC conference decisions. He highlighted that it is widely expected that the ANC will lose the national election for the first time since 1994. Despite his controversial past and imprisonment for corruption charges, Zuma continues to hold significant influence within the ANC.

In response, the ANC declared that it would legally challenge the use of the name Umkhonto we Sizwe, as they claim it belongs to their party.

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