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The South African Communist Party has called on President Jacob Zuma to resign. Following a meeting of its Politburo on Friday, where it discussed the "reckless actions" of President Jacob Zuma who reshuffled his Cabinet, removing Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas. "This recklessness has provoked widespread concern and anger within the ANC itself, and across all sectors of our society. We have reached a decisive moment in which, in the considered view of the SACP leadership, Zuma must now resign," the party said in a statement. The SACP indicates the extent to which the relationship between the party and Zuma has degenerated. It's has been particularly critical of his leadership since last year - culminating in Friday's call. Two Cosatu unions have also called for his head - it is likely that the federation itself will follow suit. It will hold a special central executive committee meeting on Monday. The party said the coincidence between the reshuffle and...

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