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Zuma survives dreaded ‘no confidence’ vote



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Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma surprisingly survived a no-confidence vote by parliament, while a court is hearing a case to reinstate 738 charges against him.
The opposition party which is behind both actions, accusing Zuma of taking a bribe failed in its  first attempt to get a no-confidence vote against him as the governing party MPs defeated the motion by a big margin, while Mr Zuma’s office said he would oppose the court case.

President Zuma has been battling with allegations of corruption over the past decade after he was linked to multi-billion dollar arms deal negotiated about 10 years ago which he denied.
Zuma was first charged in the year 2005 and he was fired as deputy president by then- President Thabo Mbeki, but after much legal wrangling, Zuma got reprieve after the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) dropped the case against him in 2009, and Zuma surprisingly went on to be elected president of South Africa.

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