An anti-corruption group in South Africa is criticizing what it calls a "veil of secrecy" around talks aimed at securing the removal from power of President Jacob Zuma. "Both President Zuma and myself are aware that our people want and deserve closure".
Ramaphosa has assured the nation that the constructive process he's embarked on will offer the greatest opportunity to resolve President Zuma's position without creating division.
The announcement followed several disputed reports that reflected a growing mood of uncertainty over the protracted wait for a resolution to the country's leadership crisis. The new president of the leading political party in South Africa has inspired business confidence, with his pledges to tackle corruption within the country as well as his proven business savvy. It also denied allegations by opponents that he was preparing to fire Ramaphosa.
He gave details of their meeting with Zuma and detailed how the president had asked them what the ANC meant by a "transition period".
"The postponement of the SONA also leaves no room for doubt that the sentiment in the ANC is that Mr Cyril Ramaphosa should deliver the address and not President Jacob Zuma". However, it appears Zuma is digging in his heels.
Ramaphosa met Zuma there after 4pm alongside ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule.
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Ramaphosa believed this was a "challenging time" for the country.
While South Africans have been left anxiously waiting for official news on President Zuma leaving office, ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa has provided a little reprieve to that wait.
He said while the situation made it necessary to postpone the State of the Nation Address until further notice, the work of the government and Parliament would continue to run smoothly.
In recent years his links to the wealthy India-born Gupta family, who are alleged to have influenced the government through their relationship with Zuma, have caused his popularity to plummet.
Zuma's second five-year term is scheduled to end with elections in 2019, but many ruling party members want Ramaphosa to take over as soon as possible so that the party can try to recover the trust of voters alienated by the president's scandals.