South Africa vote set for April

Interim leader names date for the country's fourth post-apartheid general election.

    Zuma is widely expected to succeed Motlanthe as the president of South Africa [AFP]

    Motlanthe took over the presidency after Mbeki was forced out of office in September last year after a judge accused his government of meddling in Zuma's prosecution.

    Zuma, who is expected to stand trial on corruption charges in August, has said he will step down if convicted.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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