Jacob Zuma Resigns As South Africa’s President

JACOB Zuma has resigned as the president of South Africa with immediate effect.

Zuma made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday evening.

Mr. Zuma, 75, has led South Africa since 2009.

His resignation came a day after he was rejected by his parry, the African National Congress, ANC.

The party also gave Mr. Zuma until Wednesday night to resign or a vote of no confidence motion would be brought against him on Thursday to remove him from office.