SOUTH AFRICA

Zuma calls for unity at ANC Conference, seven candidates vying for presidential post

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, who will step down as ANC chief, emphasised the need for unity and for the ANC to stick together at the ANC conference. There are seven candidates, two of which are frontrunners, vying to take over Zuma's position of president, reports FRANCE 24's Ayesha Ismail.