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South Africa’s parliament will this week debate a motion to impeach president Jacob Zuma, after a top court ruled the president had violated the constitution.
South Africa’s constitutional court ruled on Thursday that Zuma had failed to uphold the constitution by ignoring orders from the public protector that he repay some of the $16m in state funds spent to renovate his private residence at Nkandla.
Since Thursday’s ruling, opposition party leaders, ordinary South Africans and even an anti-apartheid activist jailed alongside Nelson Mandela have called on Zuma to step down.
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