Zuma survives yet another vote of no confidence

Jacob Zuma has survived yet another motion of confidence, this time, by secret ballot.

There were celebrations from the ANC and the opposition as the vote count was much closer than ever before.

After the news, Mmusi Maimane called Zuma a ‘dead president walking’ and says he still calls on him to resign.

Just 11 votes separated the motion from succeeding.

The total vote count was as follows:

Total: 384 votes
9 abstained
198 against
177 for

 

More to follow…

 

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