The vote of no confidence in president Jacob Zuma has no chance of succeeding‚ the ANC said on Tuesday. ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe said calls for President Jacob Zuma to resign were "premature and unfounded". He said the vote of no confidence the DA was planning to call for in Parliament was "an annual frivolous ritual" that was fast losing its meaning.

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