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Zuma Survives (Another) No-Confidence Vote In South Africa's Parliament

It's the sixth time South African President Jacob Zuma has faced a possible vote of no confidence — and for the first time, the vote was held by secret ballot.
Supporters of the opposition Democratic Alliance march against President Jacob Zuma ahead of the motion of a no confidence vote against him in Cape Town, South Africa. Source: Brenton Geach

Updated at 12:44 p.m. ET

South African President Jacob Zuma survived the sixth push for a vote of no confidence Tuesday — and for the first time, the vote was held by secret ballot. The embattled Zuma's African National Congress party, which controls Parliament, overcame speculation that a secret vote might prove to be his undoing.

The final vote was 198 to 177, with nine abstentions. The motion of no confidence would

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