>> South Africa's President, saved for now. Jacob Zuma surviving a vote of no confidence. Reuters TJ Strider in Johannesburg says the revolt was sparked by his own cabinet.>> The ANC's National Executive Committee this weekend had a meeting and some of the leaders in the ANC said that President Jacob Zuma should step down in an open meeting.
This was discussed and the meeting was extended into a third day. But eventually the ANC's National Executive Committee reached consensus according to the Secretary General and the Deputy Ssecretary General, who told journalists as much in Johannesburg today.>> Monday's meeting of the ANC National Executive Committee taking place behind closed doors, the discussion said to be fiery.
With Zuma emerging from the most serious revolt of his Presidency but not unscathed. The votes exposed a serious rift in his cabinet with at least three ministers thought to have backed his removal. And pressure continues to grow over Zuma's allege ties to a wealth South African family.