South Africa's parliament postpones no-confidence motion in Zuma pending court case | Reuters

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's parliament said on Wednesday a motion of no- confidence in President Jacob Zuma has been postponed until a court decides whether the vote should be taken by secret ballot. Opposition parties have said that a no-confidence vote could have a chance of success if it is held by secret ballot, but the ruling African National Congress party, which has a majority in parliament, has said it will vote against it. (Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg; Writing by James Macharia; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

Reuters April 12, 2017 23:16:38 IST
South Africa's parliament postpones no-confidence motion in Zuma pending court case
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South Africas parliament postpones noconfidence motion in Zuma pending court case
 Reuters

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's parliament said on Wednesday a motion of no- confidence in President Jacob Zuma has been postponed until a court decides whether the vote should be taken by secret ballot.

Opposition parties have said that a no-confidence vote could have a chance of success if it is held by secret ballot, but the ruling African National Congress party, which has a majority in parliament, has said it will vote against it.

(Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg; Writing by James Macharia; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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