IN MEMES: South Africans celebrate Zexit

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President Jacob Zuma raises his glass after cutting a cake in celebration of the ruling party's 103rd birthday on 8 January 2015.

JOHANNESBURG - Zexit, ZumaExit and ZumaResigns trended on Twitter overnight following President Jacob Zuma’s resignation.

The South African president was recalled by his party on Monday.

Users expressed their reactions to Zuma&39;s announcement that he was vacating the top office in the land. 

While one of the more serious moments in the country&39;s history was playing out, South Africans were ready with their characteristically witty and tongue-in-cheek memes.