The Heat: Zuma’s Political Crisis

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South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma survives an impeachment vote in Parliament, but pressure mounts on him to resign.

Just 143 of the 400 members of Parliament voted in favor of the motion, with the African National Congress closing ranks behind its embattled leader.

CCTV’s Yolisa Njamela joins the show from Johannesburg.

The Heat: Zuma's Political Crisis Part 1

The Heat: Zuma's Political Crisis Part 1

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma survives an impeachment vote in Parliament, but pressure mounts on him to resign. Just 143 of the 400 members of Parliament voted in favor of the motion, with the African National Congress closing ranks behind its embattled leader. CCTV’s Yolisa Njamela joins the show from Johannesburg.

To further discuss the political situation of South African President Jacob Zuma:

  • John Steenhuisen, South Africa’s parliament and chief whip of the Democratic Alliance
  • Sipho Seepe, columnist and associate political editor for South Africa’s oldest web-based news source and Africa’s first online newspaper – the Mail and Guardian.
  • Mzwanele Manyi, previously served in the Zuma administration as spokesperson for the President’s cabinet and CEO of the Government Communication and Information System.
The Heat:Zuma's Political Crisis Part 2

The Heat:Zuma's Political Crisis Part 2

To further discuss the political situation of South African President Jacob Zuma: John Steenhuisen, South Africa’s parliament and the chief whip of the Democratic Alliance Sipho Seepe, columnist and associate political editor for South Africa's oldest web-based news source and Africa's first online newspaper – the Mail & Guardian. Mzwanele Manyi, previously served in the Zuma administration as spokesperson for the President’s cabinet and Chief Executive Officer of the Government Communication and Information System.