New tally reveals more ANC rebels in anti-Zuma vote
Tally of ANC MPs who voted with the opposition, abstained or who failed to attend the vote highlights deeper division in ruling party
The number of ANC rebels in the party’s parliamentary caucus is much larger than initially tallied, underlining the division in the party and the vulnerability of President Jacob Zuma.
An overwhelming majority of ANC MPs voted in support of the president in the motion of no confidence brought by the DA and held via a secret ballot.
However, the number of ANC MPs who voted with the opposition, abstained or who failed to attend the sitting despite the three-line whip indicates that the division in the ANC is deeper than previously thought.
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