BREAKING: Motion of no confidence against Zuma fails
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has announced that the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma has failed.
Total votes: 382
Votes in favour (yes): 177
Votes against (no): 197
— Dineo Bendile (@DineoBendile) August 8, 2017
The vote was held via secret ballot which Mbete on Monday said was in the best interests of the country.
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