South Africa’s Zuma survives impeachment vote

Parliament in South Africa has voted not to impeach President Jacob Zuma, despite a court ruling against him.

The governing African National Congress defeated the opposition-sponsored motion, saying Mr Zuma was not guilty of “serious misconduct”.

Last week, South Africa’s highest court said he breached the constitution by failing to repay public money used to upgrade his private home.

The opposition said Mr Zuma was a “crooked” president, not fit to govern.

After a rowdy debate, with MPs heckling and shouting at each other, a vote was called in the lower house, the national assembly.

The motion was backed by 143 MPs and opposed by 233

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