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'We must keep up the pressure, deal with state capture and corruption' - analyst post #ZumaVote

08 August, 07:22 PM

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.

A simple majority of 201 votes was required to remove Zuma as president.

Watch as Lawson Naidoo of The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (Casac) talks to News24 politics editor Mahlatse Gallens.

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