ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has warned that party members who vote against President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday face severe consequences — but says it will be worth it. "Retribution will be swift and costly." she said, reminding South Africans of what they were asking of MPs: "These are people with homes and children‚ with families to feed and school fees to pay. Their single act of defiance will have costly ramifications beyond just themselves and it is important South Africans recognise the magnitude of what we are asking these ANC MPs to do." Khoza‚ an outspoken critic of Zuma‚ said it was nevertheless important to support the motion of no confidence against the president. "It is a vote against the kleptocracy President Jacob Zuma has actively developed during his tenure as the leader of the ANC and President of the country. It is a vote against corruption. It is a vote to protect the social security net that is critical to so many of our citizens and it is a vote in defense of our democracy...

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