Zuma no confidence vote set for Tuesday 18 April

UPDATE: Parly places Zuma's no confidence vote on ice

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has confirmed Parliament will debate a motion of no confidence in President Zuma the week after next.

Parliament released a statement which has set the date for Tuesday 18 April at 2pm.

Mbete was forced to cut her trip to Bangladesh short to come address the matter, as opposition parties filed for Parliament to be recalled for a vote on whether Zuma should stay in office.

Parliament was not due to sit until May, reports EWN's Lindsay Dentlinger.

Take a listen to the EWN update:

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