August 8, 2017 will be remembered as a day of drama and surprise. Although President Jacob Zuma survived yet another motion of no confidence, he did so by a narrow margin thanks to the vote being held in secret. In this second episode by POLITICALLY AWEH, the team recaps events.
Main photo: Jacob Zuma celebrates his narrow escape outside Parliament after the motion of no confidence. Photo: Chronicle/Daily Maverick
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