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South Africa is not "falling apart": Zuma

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President Jacob Zuma (L) speaks with Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe at start of the 53rd National Conference of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in Bloemfontein, December 16, 2012. South Africa is not ''falling apart'' and the ANC can run the continent's biggest economy, Zuma said on Sunday, as he sought to dispel the concerns of rating agencies and investors about sluggish growth.The conference will choose the leadership of the party for the next five years. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings