South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (centre) waves as arrives to meet residents at the township of Philippi in Cape Town on Saturday. Photo: AFP
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (centre) waves as arrives to meet residents at the township of Philippi in Cape Town on Saturday. Photo: AFP

South Africa parliament votes against impeaching Cyril Ramaphosa over cash-in-sofa scandal

  • The president has faced calls to step down after a damning report accused him of hiding at least US$580,000 in undeclared foreign currency at his farm
  • But lawmakers voted 214 to 148 against starting impeachment proceedings, with the ruling African National Congress party largely standing with Ramaphosa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (centre) waves as arrives to meet residents at the township of Philippi in Cape Town on Saturday. Photo: AFP
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (centre) waves as arrives to meet residents at the township of Philippi in Cape Town on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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