South African President Jacob Zuma has survived a no-confidence vote in parliament. It was the eighth attempt to unseat the 75-year-old leader, but the first to be held by secret ballot.
South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has proclaimed his innocence after appearing in a preliminary hearing into corruption charges. He told supporters outside court that the charges were politically motivated.
South Africa's chief prosecutor has announced his decision to pursue corruption charges against Jacob Zuma. He said there are "reasonable prospects of a successful prosecution."
President Zuma faces a deadline Wednesday to respond to a ruling ANC party order to leave office. With parliament bringing forward a no-confidence vote against Zuma to Thursday, he appears to have run out of road.
President Cyril Ramaphosa returned to South Africa early to manage provincial protests over living standards and corruption. Ramaphosa has vowed to crack down on mismanagement.
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