S. Africa's Zuma faces no-confidence vote in parliament

The mounting pressure on President Zuma comes against a background of economic crisis sparked by his firing of two finance ministers within days in DecemberBeleaguered South African President Jacob Zuma Tuesday faced a no-confidence vote in parliament for a second time in less than a year and a legal bid to reinstate corruption charges against him. The no-confidence vote was called by the official opposition, the Democratic Alliance (DA). “South Africans demand that Jacob Zuma be taken to task for his reckless handling of our economy, and his sending South Africa into financial crisis,” DA leader Mmusi Maimane said in a statement.

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