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    Zuma Resigns After Raid on Allies’ Home

    He’s out. South African President Jacob Zuma says he’s stepping down “with immediate effect,” not long after claiming his own party’s orders to resign were “unfair.” Earlier, police had amped up the pressure with a raid on a compound owned by the Gupta family, wealthy allies of Zuma whose influence has been cause for concern as corruption charges mounted against the president. Police say they arrested three people during the raid and two more are expected to turn themselves in, though the Guptas and Zuma deny any criminal activity.

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