Jacob Zuma Resigns As South Africa’s President

Jacob Zuma, 75, has quit as President of South Africa, finally succumbing to a slew of corruption scandals that have drained support from his ruling African National Congress party.

The announcement came after the ANC took the extraordinary step of calling for a no-confidence vote in the leader on Wednesday, a day after it publicly demanded his resignation. Zuma has been in office for nearly a decade.

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