November 2016: South African President Zuma Survives Third No-Confidence Vote
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of November 2016.
1. Iraqi Forces Enter Mosul 2. Hundreds of Migrants Drown Off Libya 3. British High Court Ruling Will Slow Brexit 4. China Blocks New Hong Kong Legislators 5. ISIS Kidnaps Hundreds of Civilians Outside Mosul 6. Poet, Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dies 7. South African President Zuma Survives Another No-Confidence Vote 8. Samsung to Buy Harman International for $8 Billion 9. Russian Economy Minister Alexey Ulyukaev Arrested 10. Shiite Pilgrims Killed by ISIS 11. First U.S. Casualty in Syria 12. Fidel Castro Dies 13. Franois Fillon Wins French Presidential Nomination 14. OPEC Agrees to Cut Oil Production 15. Columbia: New Peace with FARC
- South African President Zuma Survives Third No-Confidence Vote
- On Nov. 10, 2016, South African President Jacob Zuma survives a no-confidence vote in parliament, 214?126. It is the third time within a year that Zuma is brought in front of parliament for a no-confidence vote, earning the title "survivor-in-chief" from CNN. The most recent stimulus for Zuma to stand down comes after an October report alleging his involvement in wide-ranging, high-level corruption. The motion is brought to parliament by Zuma's opposition, the Democratic Alliance.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi