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Jacob Zuma bows out

In tonight's edition: South African President Jacob Zuma agrees to step down and Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies after a battle with cancer.


After a dramatic couple of weeks and a nail-biting speech where little was given away until the last few moments, South African President Jacob Zuma, an anti-apartheid hero and scandal-prone politician, announces his resignation.

Also, Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies of cancer aged 65. The man who was long known as a thorn in the side of former leader Robert Mugabe passed away on Wednesday.

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