South Africa's president Zuma resigns
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective. Jacob Zuma has resigned ahead of a planned vote of no confidence.
We have reaction from the ANC and from the opposition Democratic Alliance.
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(Picture: President Jacob Zuma making his resignation speech Credit: Reuters).