South African President Zuma survives impeachment vote

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday easily survived an impeachment vote after a stormy session of parliament over a court ruling that he had violated the constitution.

Western Cape: South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday easily survived an impeachment vote after a stormy session of parliament over a court ruling that he had violated the constitution.

Lawmakers from Zuma`s African National Congress party rallied to his defence, defeating the motion by 233 votes to 143, with no abstentions.

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