President Jacob Zuma has emerged victorious, once again surviving a motion of no confidence in Parliament.
The motion, brought by the Democratic Alliance saw 198 Members of Parliament voting for Zuma to stay and 177 voting for him to go from a total of 384 votes.
Nine MPs abstained after votes were counted in full view of the chamber.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Midday Report’s Stephen Grootes.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
An abstention is almost a vote against the motion.— Stephen Grootes, EWN
He’s much weaker than we’ve ever seen him.— Stephen Grootes, EWN
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