The Debate

Zuma hangs on: South African president survives impeachment vote (part 2)

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday easily survived an impeachment vote after a stormy session of parliament over a court ruling that he had violated the constitution. The 73-year-old Zuma, who in the past has beaten corruption and rape charges, again had the ANC's winning machine at his service. What does Zuma's staying power say about today's South Africa? Which way are its politics heading? How are institutions doing in the land of Mandela in an era of growing inequality?


Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

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