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South Africa's Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party

2018-02-15 08:46:54       source:BBC

February 15, 2018


South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party.


In a televised statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect but said he disagreed with his ANC party's decision.


The ANC had told him to step down or face a vote of no confidence in parliament.


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