Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma has said that regardless of who succeeds him as ANC president at the party’s national conference this weekend, he is ready to be led. Delivering the keynote address at the ANC fundraising gala dinner on the eve of the conference in Nasrec‚ south of Johannesburg‚ Zuma said he was willing to serve the party wherever necessary. "I am grateful of getting the opportunity to serve for past 10 years. It has been a humbling experience‚" Zuma told guests. He charmed guests as he spoke off the cuff and joked in his last public address as president of the ruling party. "When I say to people I never thought I will ever be president, it’s true. I did not try to be president‚" Zuma said. He said that after the ANC’s unbanning he dodged being president by going to KwaZulu-Natal to deal with violence there. Zuma said he was being honest when he said he wanted to serve only one term as president. "I was not ambitious. I was just carrying out a task‚" he said‚ referr...

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