The party's powerful 107-member national executive committee (NEC) met for 13 hours at a hotel outside Pretoria, and decided in the early hours of Tuesday to "recall" Zuma from his post.
The rand's fortunes have been closely tied to political outcomes over the past couple of months, with the currency rallying on any sign of an end to the corruption scandals and economic decline that have tainted Zuma's time in office.
"We have now asked the chief whip to proceed with the motion of no confidence tomorrow in parliament.so that President Zuma is then removed", ANC treasurer-general Paul Mashatile told reporters Wednesday.
Leaders and senior representatives of opposition parties have issued a unanimous call for the immediate removal of Jacob Zuma as President through a Motion of No Confidence vote, followed by the dissolution of Parliament, followed by early elections.
"I have got mixed feelings", said Johan Van Vuren, 32, a photographer in Johannesburg. At the end of 2007 he beat Mbeki to become the leader of the ANC and was elected South Africa's President in 2009.
Cyril Ramaphosa, the deputy president of South Africa, won the leadership of the governing ANC in December in a hotly contested election.
Opposition parties are calling for another vote of no confidence against Zuma next week.
It insists it will continue to push for the motion to be debated this week, despite the ANC's decision to formally recall Zuma. Presidents in South Africa are chosen by ruling party lawmakers in the lower house of parliament, not by voters directly. By the end‚ it was decided that Zuma be recalled - a party decision that has no legal standing.
That meeting lasted less than an hour, with Zuma refusing to comply.
The deputy in question was Jacob Zuma, who took over the presidency the following year.
Presidential spokesman Bongani Ngqulunga yesterday dismissed reports that Mr Zuma had agreed to resign as "fake news".
Past year the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled that he must face 18 counts of corruption, fraud, racketeering and money laundering relating to a 1999 arms deal.
The Vrede farm investigation relates to the Estina dairy farm near Vrede, in the Free State, a project which was originally meant to help poor black farmers but from which the Gupta family are alleged to have pocketed millions of dollars, allegations they deny.
He said his discussions with Zuma had to be conducted with "care and purpose" and with the aim of uniting South Africans. He said Madiba's example should inform their approach to the tasks that they must undertake.
Road crews have pretreated numerous major roads in anticipation of the mixture of freezing rain, sleet and snow. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties.
The lawyer and co-founder of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan died of cardiac arrest, according to her sister. The firebrand human rights activist graduated from Kinnaird College and later pursued an LLB from Punjab University.
During the quarter, the central government has infused Rs 1,375 crore by way of preferential allotment of equity shares. Contribution of treasury operations to the bank's income also came down during the quarter.
But the United States argues that if it were to pull out, a fight for control over these areas would ensue. Separately, the USA -led air and artillery strikes began overnight Wednesday in Deir al-Zour province.
North Korea has spent years developing its military, saying it needs to protect itself from U.S. aggression. The sheet included word comparisons for commonly used goods and services, a hotel official said.
A custodian told police she saw the woman holding the baby inside the restroom and that there were pools of blood on the floor. The Tucson Airport Authority is searching for a woman who they believe abandoned a newborn at Tucson International Airport .
By evening, the Army said it had neutralised two attackers and cleared most of the 150 houses of the soldiers. The operation will continue until all terrorists are detained or killed , the reports added.
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Meteorologist Heather Orow in Grand Rapids, Michigan, says the storm is "generally going to be an issue for travel". People should stay off the roads if possible, but if they drive they should expect delays and hazardous conditions.