JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - An outspoken African National Congress backbencher who is calling for President Jacob Zuma's resignation has been sacked by the party from her role as head of parliament's committee on public service and administration.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma wants the African National Congress to identify and punish party members who voted against him in a no-confidence motion in parliament last week.
African editorials are full of commentary on controversial leaders this morning, with an unflattering parallel drawn between Uhuru Kenyatta and Jacob Zuma and questions about Nigeria's missing president.
South African President Jacob Zuma, who survived a vote of no confidence in parliament this week, is "a fighter but he knows he is bowing out," one of his closest allies told AFP on Friday. Police Minister Fikile Mbalula called for ANC...Show More Summary
South African President survives another vote of no-confidence despite a secret ballot.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma faced fresh pressure from the opposition on Wednesday to step down, a day after narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote. The Democratic Alliance has called for parliament to be dissolved and for early general elections to be held.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday called for South Africa's parliament to be dissolved and a national election to be held, one day after its no-confidence motion in President Jacob Zuma was defeated.
There were cheers from ANC members of Parliament tonight after the South African President Jacob Zuma managed to survive a no-confidence vote – held, for the first time by secret ballot. But dozens of ANC MPs joined the opposition to vote against Zuma, who’s faced a series of corruption allegations and has presided over an…
The opposition comes as close as it ever has to removing Jacob Zuma from office.
South Africa's parliament votes against motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma by just over 20 votes
South Africa's president Jacob Zuma narrowly survived another vote of no confidence on Tuesday. The motion of no confidence was defeated by 198 votes versus 177, according to Bloomberg figures. The vote was held by secret ballot forShow More Summary
Ruling ANC party legislators celebrate as no-confidence motion against South African president fails in parliament.
A motion of no confidence in South African President Jacob Zuma has failed in parliament after months of growing anger over alleged corruption and a sinking economy. Zuma had survived six previous attempts to unseat him in parliament, but this was the first to be held by secret ballot. Opposition...
It's the sixth time South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is facing a possible vote of no confidence — but for the first time, the vote will be held by secret ballot.
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Yesterday, the rand soared on the unexpected announcement by the national assembly speaker (and purported Zuma replacement) Baleka Mbete that a no-confidence vote for president Jacob Zuma would take place in secret. The vote is set to take place shortly. Show More Summary
South Africa's parliament is preparing to vote on a motion of no confidence in embattled South African President Jacob Zuma. If the motion succeeds, he must resign. Parliamentary speaker Baleka … Click to Continue »
The speaker of South Africa's parliament ruled on Monday that a motion of no-confidence in President Jacob Zuma brought by opposition parties will be held through a secret ballot - a decision which increases the chances he will have to step down. Show More Summary
South African President Jacob Zuma faces a no-confidence vote by secret ballot in parliament Tuesday, with opponents hoping that discontented ANC lawmakers could help oust him from office. Criticism of Zuma from within the African National...Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma's time in office could come to a sudden end on Tuesday following the speaker of parliament's surprise decision to allow anonymous voting in a motion of no confidence.