Jacob Zuma bows to party pressure, resigns with immediate effect

by | February 15, 2018 4:37 am

South Africa’s embattled president, Jacob Zuma, resigned from office Wednesday night after intense pressure from his party. In a televised statement, he said although he disagreed with the decision by the party, he was resigning with immediate effect. The 75-year old had been under intense pressure from his party to step down for the new…

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