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South Africa schedules no-confidence motion against Zuma for Feb 22

PUBLISHED: Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:13:05 GMT

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South Africa’s parliament has scheduled a motion of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma for Feb. 22, the parliament’s speaker said on Friday, following a request from the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party.

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“Ms Mbete informed EFF leader Mr Julius Malema that she had decided to schedule their requested motion of no confidence in the President for 22 February,” the parliament said in a statement on Friday, referring to speaker of parliament Baleka Mbete.

Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg and Alexander Winning; Editing by James Macharia