South African President Jacob Zuma resigns from office
South African President Jacob Zuma, in a televised address to nation, said he will resign as from his position ‘with immediate effect.’
The scandal-tainted leader said he has resigned despite his disagreement with the instruction of the ruling African National Congress party to leave office immediately. The ANC had been prepared to pursue a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday.
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