Published on 8 Aug 2017 Sections ,

South African president Zuma survives no-confidence vote

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

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 ailing economy.