WATCH LIVE: MPs to decide Zuma's fate

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Members of Parliament (MPs) will vote on a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

Unlike previous attempts, the voting will be in secret.

Read: 50 (ANC) votes needed to oust Zuma - Dali Mpofu

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete announced on Monday that she would grant the highly contested hidden vote.

Opposition parties have described Mbete's decision as historic and have called on ANC MPs to take a stand against corruption.

Also read: What are the odds of removing Zuma? A look at no confidence in numbers

ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu is adamant that the motion will not succeed.

WATCH LIVE: MPs cast 'historic' secret ballot vote


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