The South African Communist Party (SACP) says the ANC should exclude former president Jacob Zuma from its electoral campaigns. "It will be in [the ANC’s] favour as well in our favour if he is not taking part in the electoral platforms‚" said SACP deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila on SABC. "We seek to transform society to lead it somewhere, and to get there we need incorruptible leaders. We can’t have that kind of face representing our value system. That is completely against what we stand for." Mapaila said allegations that SACP chairperson Senzeni Zokwana and union federation Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini each received R300,000 from abalone dealer Deon Larry‚ were part of a "smear campaign". City Press reported on Sunday that the Hawks were investigating an alleged R1m bribe paid to Zuma by the same dealer. The newspaper reported that Zuma was being investigated by the Hawks for allegedly accepting a R1m cash bribe from Larry in exchange for keeping Zokwana in his Cabinet. "W...

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