Zuma quits, ending scandal-plagued term as South African president

By reuters.news
2018.02.14. 23:08
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Jacob Zuma resigned as President of South Africa on Wednesday, reluctantly heeding orders by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power.

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