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South Africa’s Parliament to Hold No-Confidence Motion Against Zuma on Thursday

President Jacob Zuma. Credit: Reuters / Sumaya Hisham

Johannesburg: South Africa’s parliament will hold a no-confidence vote against President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, speaker Baleka Mbete said, piling more pressure on Zuma, who has been ordered by the ruling ANC to quit as head of state.

 The motion, brought the left-wing opposition Economic Freedom Fighters, has been brought forward from February 22. The African National Congress said it would back the motion by adding amendments giving its own reasons for removing Zuma.
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