South Africa's President Jacob Zuma Resigns

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma Resigns

The President of South Africa Jacob Zuma has resigned from his post on 14 feb 2018. Zuma announced his resign during a television address to the nation as he was threatened by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party to eject him from office via a parliamentary vote of no confidence. 

Jacob Zuma remained as the President of South Africa for the last 9 years. The 75 years old leader was under increasing pressure to vacate his seat for Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, ANC's new leader. He took weeks to step down amid long-standing corruption allegations.

He left the office with his name in several scandals. The South African parliament will elect Mr. Ramaphosa as the President today or tommorrow. 

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