'Happy hour has started at the Saxonwold shebeen' - Twitter reacts to #ZumaVote

2017-08-08 19:33
President Jacob Zuma.

President Jacob Zuma.

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President Jacob Zuma has survived a motion of no confidence in his presidency, held via secret ballot in Parliament.

Following a two-hour debate and lengthy voting process, 198 MPs voted against the Democratic Alliance's bid to remove Zuma, while 177 voted for.

About 30 ANC MPs voted for Zuma to be removed.

Zuma has survived several previous motions of no confidence in his presidency over the last eight years, all held via open ballot.

Twitter, as always, had much to say about Zuma's survival.

Here is a collection of some of the funnier tweets.

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