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JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - South African police on Wednesday (Feb 14) raided the Johannesburg house of the Gupta family, which is accused of playing a central role in alleged corruption under scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma. Mr Zuma has been ordered to resign by the ruling ANC party, and is expected to respond to the order later on Wednesday. "We have now left the compound. It is an operation that is ongoing related to issues of 'state capture'," police spokesman Hangwani Mulaudzi told AFP, referring to the alleged corruption of state institutions under Mr Zuma's reign. Police cars from the elite Hawks investigative unit arrived at the Guptas' lavish and heavily protected complex in the upmarket suburb of Saxonwold in the early morning. The President, who could be ousted in a parliamentary vote of no-confidence if he clings to office, has "agreed in principle to resign", th...

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