Students in South Africa have been handed a major victory. President Jacob Zuma has given in to their demands and scrapped planned hikes to university fees. Before the announcement, police and students clashed outside Zuma's offices in Pretoria.
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.
South African President Jacob Zuma has said he was "compelled to resign" as a result of the vote of no-confidence tabled by the ANC. He said he would step down with "immediate effect."
South Africa's Jacob Zuma's ANC party has resolved to "recall" him as head of state. The decision comes on the back of a 13-hour meeting among the party's top officials.
A day after Jacob Zuma's nine years in office ended, fellow ANC politician Cyril Ramaphosa took the presidential oath amid parliamentary protest. Ramaphosa promised to fight the corruption that had tainted Zuma.
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