Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, has resigned after days of defying orders from the ruling African National Congress to leave office and on the eve of a no-confidence vote in parliament.
"I have taken the decision to resign with immediate effect," the embattled leader says in a TV address.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africans awoke to a nation without Jacob Zuma as president for the first time in nine years on Thursday, after the scandal-plagued head of state reluctantly resigned on orders from the ruling African National…
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Jacob Zuma resigned as President of South Africa on Wednesday, reluctantly heeding orders by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power.
South African President Jacob Zuma resigned Wednesday, bringing an end to his scandal-marred tenure and leaving the nation's leadership in the hands of the ruling African National Congress's new leader, Cyril Ramaphosa. “The ANC should…
Embattled South African president Jacob Zuma has said he is resigning "with immediate effect".
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who replaced Zuma as ANC leader in December, is expected to become acting president