Jacob Zuma defies ANC demand to quit as South Africa's President

South Africa 's ruling African National Congress announced it had demanded the resignation of President Jacob Zuma -- but that he was refusing to go.

The decision by the ANC, the party once led by Nelson Mandela, to announce the "recall" of Zuma was the culmination of a marathon meeting that stretched into the early hours of Tuesday morning. Top ANC officials, including party leader Cyril Ramaphosa, tried to persuade Zuma to step down in the face of a corruption scandal that has sapped support for the party. But despite hours of talks, Zuma ...