South Africa's economy is struggling, and support for the country's president, Jacob Zuma, is dwindling. As his popularity hits an all-time low, the main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, is trying to sway public opinion in its favor.
South African lawmakers will use a secret ballot in Tuesday's no-confidence vote against President Jacob Zuma. The secret ballot could embolden members of Zuma's African National Congress (ANC) who have their doubts.
South African lawmakers have decided to keep President Jacob Zuma in power, with the ruling ANC party backing the leader despite corruption charges. The emotionally charged vote triggered rallies across the country.
After winning local elections in South Africa's three major cities a year ago, the opposition Democratic Alliance is struggling to fulfill campaign promises to improve the delivery of services to the poor.
As President Jacob Zuma faced a further vote of no-confidence, his close association with the Gupta business family came under renewed spotlight after thousands of emails were released. Who are the Gupta family?
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