Reuters logo
S.Africa's main opposition party wants Zuma no-confidence vote delayed
April 11, 2017 / 3:12 PM / 8 months ago

S.Africa's main opposition party wants Zuma no-confidence vote delayed

JOHANNESBURG, April 11 (Reuters) - South Africa’s main opposition party has asked the Speaker of parliament to postpone a no-confidence motion against President Jacob Zuma until the Constitutional Court rules on whether the vote can be taken through a secret ballot.

The ruling African National Congress, which has a majority in parliament, has said it will vote against the motion which is due on April 18. A secret ballot, however, would allow for anonymous dissent. (Reporting by James Macharia; Editing by Ed Cropley)

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below