Move to oust Zuma possibly noble, predictably futile

02 March 2016 - 02:30 By The Times Editorial

It was doomed to fail but the DA persevered and called for a vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma yesterday.It was not surprising that the ruling party, which commands a huge majority in parliament, used its numbers to defeat the motion.As long as the ANC holds such a majority any motion to remove the president is dead in the water.

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