South Africa's President Jacob Zuma resigns

 usatoday.com  2/14/2018 9:52:11 PM 
President of South Africa Jacob Zuma addresses the
South African police exit after a raid on a home in
Supporters of the African National Congress Deputy

Supporters of the African National Congress Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa hold placards and chant slogans outside the ANC party headquarter in Johannesburg, on Feb. 5, 2018, during a demonstration to protest against South African President and ANC member Jacob Zuma. Senior members of South Africa's ANC party held an emergency meeting to discuss whether President Jacob Zuma should stay in office after he reportedly refused to resign. Marco Longari, AFP/Getty Images

President Jacob Zuma attends the African National Congress

President Jacob Zuma attends the African National Congress (ANC) elective conference in Johannesburg on Dec. 20, 2017. South Africa's parliament had scheduled a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma on Feb. 22, 2018 as pressure mounted on the scandal-tainted leader to quit. Themba Hadebe, AP

South African President Jacob Zuma gestures as he addresses
South African President Jacob Zuma addresses the 70th
South African president Jacob Zuma speaks on June 24,

South African president Jacob Zuma speaks on June 24, 2013 in Johannesburg about anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's state of health as Mandela remained in a critical condition in hospital today, leaving millions in South Africa and across the world fearing the worst. "All of us in the country should accept that Madiba is now old," Zuma said, using Mandela's clan name. "He is the father of democracy and this is the man who fought and sacrificed his life," said Zuma, who spent 10 years in jail on Robben Island at the same time as Mandela. AFP/Getty Images

FIFA President Jospeph Sepp Blatter and South Africa

FIFA President Jospeph Sepp Blatter and South Africa President Jacob Zuma prepare to present the World Cup trophy to Iker Casillas, captain of Spain, following the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium on July 11, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Clive Mason, Getty Images

Former South African president and Nobel peace prize

Former South African president and Nobel peace prize laureate Nelson Mandela (L) and South African president Jacob Zuma share a laugh during a lunch for Apartherid former political prisoners at Genadendal, the official residence of the president, in Cape Town, South Africa on Feb. 12, 2010. HANDOUT, Elmond Jiyane via AFP/Getty Images

Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (C) takes the oath as he

Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (C) takes the oath as he is sworn in by Chief of Justice, Pius Langa (L) as South Africa's fourth President since the end of the apartheid, in Pretoria on May 9, 2009, next to former South African President Thabo Mbeki (R) and his wife Zanele Mbeki. Alexander Joe, AFP/Getty Images

South African Presidential candidate Jacob Zuma (C)

South African Presidential candidate Jacob Zuma (C) dances with Winnie Mandela (R), former wife of South African President Nelson Mandela (bottom R) in Johannesburg at Ellis Park stadium at the final African National Congress election rally on April 19, 2009. Alexander Joe, AFP/Getty Images

Former South African deputy president Jacob Zuma, bottom

Former South African deputy president Jacob Zuma, bottom right, sits in the dock as his supporters react after Zuma was found not guilty in the judgement in his trial for rape in the Johannesburg High Court in Johannesburg, South Africa, May 8, 2006. Pool photo by Jon Hrusa

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