Business as usual for Zuma after no confidence vote
Zuma survived a motion of no confidence vote on Tuesday which saw 198 members of Parliament voting for him to stay and 177 voting for him to go
JOHANNESBURG – President Jacob Zuma will continue with his presidential duties as normal on Wednesday when he attends an official Women’s Day celebration event in Kimberley.
Zuma survived a motion of no confidence vote on Tuesday which saw 198 members of Parliament voting for him to stay and 177 voting for him to go.
Members of Parliament (MPs) voted by way of secret ballot during the motion of no confidence.
Zuma gloated after surviving the motion of no confidence in him, saying the African National Congress (ANC) is difficult to defeat adding that he knows the opposition will keep trying to remove him.
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While Zuma appeared gleeful following last night’s results, 30 ANC MPs voted to have him removed making it a narrow win.
However, it’s back to business as usual, so it appears as Zuma is expected to deliver the keynote address at governments Women’s Day event in Galeshwe in the Northern Cape today.
He is expected to address those in attendance today under the theme the year of OR Tambo: Women United in Moving South Africa Forward.