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.
Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been inaugurated as Zimbabwe’s new leader, taking over from his toppled predecessor Robert Mugabe. A large crowd gathered to witness an historic transition of power.
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.
Denis Goldberg, who struggled alongside Nelson Mandela to end apartheid in South Africa, says Zimbabwe's overthrowing of its long-term ruler Robert Mugabe is a good example of what to do with a dictator.
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.
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