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South African Parliament Defeats Motion to Remove President

South Africa's parliament on Thursday defeated an opposition motion to remove President Jacob Zuma because of a series of scandals, including possible government corruption linked to the president and his associates. The motion by South Africa's biggest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, was rejected by a vote of 214 to 126 after an often raucous debate in which rival lawmakers heckled and traded insults. The ruling African National Congress party, which has a majority...

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