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The three Gupta brothers, who are friends with President Jacob Zuma and in business with one of his sons, are alleged to have used those relationships to win contracts from state companies and influence government appointments. They and the Zumas have denied wrongdoing. The NPA's move "is good ...
The DA has written to President Jacob Zuma demanding that he release the terms of reference for the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture. It has been almost a week since Zuma announced the establishment of the commission as stipulated by a judgment of the Constitutional Court but he has ...

Durban - political analysts say they highly doubt that the exit of President Jacob Zuma from the Union Buildings will be discussed during the African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee (NEC)'s two-day ordinary meeting. Zuma's critics believe the longer he stays at the Union Buildings ...
Jacob Zuma's future as president of the country cannot be avoided at the ANC's national executive committee (NEC) meeting starting on Thursday. That was the view of one NEC member canvassed by Business Day who was quoted as saying‚ "It has to be dealt with." Another NEC member cautioned that ...
the rand broke through the key support level of R12.25 on Tuesday, briefly touching on R12.20, amid talk that the ANC will this week suggest that president Jacob Zuma step down. This was mostly driven by political noise coupled with the weaker dollar and strong commodity prices, according to Bianca ...
Christa Eybers | The crowd started booing as President Jacob Zuma arrived with Kenyan President Kenyatta at the Absa Stadium in East London, and continued to do so as he was introduced while Kenyatta received loud cheers. Jacob Zuma · Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta · ANC 106 birthday ...

ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and President Jacob Zuma share an uneasy toast. / MUJAHID ... ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has given the strongest indication yet that President Jacob Zuma's days as head of the government are numbered. But, at the ...
"Jacob Zuma's removal as president is an increasingly urgent priority for the new ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa," Ben Payton, head of Africa at Verisk Maplecroft, wrote in a note Tuesday. But Ramaphosa faces a tricky tightrope walk, appeasing both voters keen for corruption allegations against Zuma to be ...
political analysts say that it is possible that Jacob Zuma's move to appoint the inquiry now might be a bid to buy time while the NEC meets on Wednesday. analyst Somadoda Fikeni believes that Zuma wants to create the impression that he is complying with the court order that he appoint the inquiry.
EAST London - There appears to have been and subtle indirect attacks directed at President Jacob Zuma during the ANC's 106th anniversary celebrations in East London. A few minutes after the official programme started, Zuma arrived with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and was booed by the crowd ...
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma is relieved he is no longer ANC president. The former ANC leader was speaking to senior citizens at a government-sponsored Christmas party in Savannah Park in Durban on Sunday. Zuma, the guest of honour, kept most of his brief address light-hearted, but he ...
Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has called in his Christmas sermon for the new leadership of the ANC to act "quickly and decisively" to replace President Jacob Zuma as head of state and to follow up with a "targeted Cabinet reshuffle". Preaching at the Midnight Mass in St George's Cathedral‚ Cape Town‚ on ...
Johannesburg - In January this year, the two centres of power between the ANC and the government was only a theoretical apprehension of President Jacob Zuma's. However, by December it has become the sticky reality in which he finds himself entangled. During an SABC news interview in January this ...
President Jacob Zuma blindsided many South Africans - including members of his own party - when on the first day of the ANC national elective conference he unveiled the plan to fund undergraduate education for poor and working-class students. The details are yet to be made clear, but it has been ...
Johannesburg - The South African Communist Party (SACP) says the appeal by President Jacob Zuma against the North Gauteng High Court's state capture judgment is a serious cause for concern. Zuma on Friday filed an application for leave to appeal after the High Court ordered him to set up a ...
A delegation from the newly elected ANC leadership will be dispatched to President Jacob Zuma to advise him to step down voluntarily, as pressure mounts on him to immediately give Cyril Ramaphosa space to rebuild the party's battered image. In the days following Ramaphosa's victory over his rival ...
Johannesburg - Just two days after Cyril Ramaphosa took the reins of the ANC, Cosatu is calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down. The federation's Bheki Ntshalintshali was addressing striking Shoprite workers in Johannesburg on Friday. According to Ntshalintshali, they believe the face of the ...

The ANC stalwarts say that the party's leaders and members must be informed that the days of unacceptable behaviour are over and that a starting point and clear message to the country should be the recall of President Jacob Zuma. The stalwarts on Thursday congratulated Cyril Ramaphosa on his ...
Jacob Zuma, South Africa's scandal-hit president, may not see out his second term now that the governing African National Congress (ANC) party has elected Cyril Ramaphosa its leader, many analysts here say. For the last few years Mr Ramaphosa has been Mr Zuma's deputy, but their relationship has ...
South African president Jacob Zuma is expected to meet newly appointed Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa at his Mahlamba Ndlopfu residence in Pretoria. Mnangagwa is on his first working visit to South Africa since his inauguration on 24 November 2017. "During the courtesy call, the two ...
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa meets SA counterpart Jacob Zuma on Thursday in Pretoria. PHOTO: ... Johannesburg - South African president Jacob Zuma on Thursday warmly received Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is on his first working visit. After midday, the ...
On Friday‚ SARS filed papers in the Western Cape High Court seeking an order declaring Pauw had broken the law in revealing that‚ amongst other things‚ President Jacob Zuma had been paid a salary by long-time ally Roy Moodley for at least four months into his presidency. SARS‚ for reasons that will ...
The national conference of the ANC has resolved that President Jacob Zuma should immediately appoint the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture as recommended by former public protector Thuli Madonsela. This exerts more pressure on Zuma to appoint the commission following a court ruling ...
Johannesburg - The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (Casac) has asked the National Director of Public Prosecutions' (NDPP) Advocate Shaun Abrahams to assure them that he will not withdraw charges against President Jacob Zuma until a Constitutional Court ruling has ...
A woman takes a selfie with newly elected ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa at the ANC's 54th National Elective Conference at Nasrec, Johannesburg on19 December 2017. The ANC President conducted a media walkabout tour, speaking to SMME's about their businesses. Picture: Yeshiel Panchia ...
He says this will "mean we have finally seen the back of the worst president in the history of the ANC, and the most corrupt leader in post-apartheid South Africa, Jacob Zuma". Pityana then calls Ramaphosa "a person of integrity" who has respect for the Constitution. He tells the new ANC president not only ...
Universities South Africa says that the short-notice plan by President Jacob Zuma to provide free education for first-year students does not solve key concerns of the Fees Must Fall movement. "This is not a fee-free system‚ but a positive extension of NSFAS [National Student Financial Aid Scheme] to ...
Johannesburg - Trade union federation Cosutu says that despite the election of a new African National Congress (ANC) leadership, it still wants Jacob Zuma to step down as the country's president. Speaking on Radio 702 on Monday night, Cosatu's Zingiswa Losi says that Zuma's decisions have had a ...
The Constitutional Court has issued directions effectively advising Advocate Shaun Abrahams not to take a decision on whether to proceed with possible prosecution of corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma. This is according to Lawson Naidoo from the Council for the Advancement of the ...
Johannesburg - African National Congress (ANC) President Jacob Zuma has used his final political report to thank party members for allowing him to lead them for two terms. He's also assured those who've turned on him that he holds no grudges. "It has been a real honour and privilege to lead this ...
Its present leader is President Jacob Zuma, who as South Africa's head of state since 2009 has been at the center of a series of personal and political scandals. He will step down as head of the party after his successor is chosen, possibly as early as Sunday, at an elective conference in Johannesburg, the ...
President Jacob Zuma has announced that government will subsidise free higher education for poor and working-class students. He said in a statement on Saturday that the definition of poor and working-class students will now refer to "currently enrolled TVET Colleges or university students from South ...
The Constitutional Court on Friday prepared to step in should National Prosecuting Agency (NPA) boss Shaun Abrahams show any sign of making a decision on whether or not to pursue President Jacob Zuma for corruption. In terse directions issued, the Concourt said that three civil society organisations ...
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma has announced that government will subsidise free higher education for poor and working class students. He said in a statement on Saturday that the definition of poor and working class students will now refer to "currently enrolled TVET Colleges or university ...
South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) is preparing to choose a new party leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma. The main candidates are the current deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, and former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, President Zuma's ex-wife. Whoever wins ...
Legal councillor for the Helen Suzman Foundation, Anton van Dalsen, chats to eNCA's Joanne Jospeh about the law suit it's leading against President Jacob Zuma, members of his Cabinet and the Gupta brothers. Video: eNCA. Johannesburg - The Helen Suzman Foundation is leading a lawsuit ...
Johannesburg - While there's still no indication from the Presidency on Jacob Zuma's next move, calls have started to emerge for him not to appeal Wednesday's High Court judgment on the remedial action in former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's State of Capture report. The South African Council ...
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is about to find out who will replace him as leader of the ANC. It could soon be the end of an era for a man whose rule has split his country down the middle. Tap HERE to read more: Image copyright Getty Images ...
Today, after eight years as South Africa's leader, and 10 years in charge of the governing ANC, Jacob Zuma's laughter has turned against him. To many in this country it has become a jarring, charmless cliche - the hollow mirth of a man whose presidency is widely blamed for the corruption, misrule and ...
South African president Jacob Zuma has lost two court cases in one day, both linked to corruption allegations. Pretoria's High Court ordered Mr Zuma to set up a judicial inquiry, calling him "seriously reckless" for challenging recommendations by a watchdog in a case against him. In the second case, ...
Johannesburg - African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee (NEC) member Bheki Cele says President Jacob Zuma's tenure as leader of the party over the last few years put the ANC on the back foot, creating divisions and factions in the party. Cele has spoken to Eyewitness News ...
Before Zuma ascended to power, he established the Jacob Zuma RDP educational Trust Fun in 1998, whose objectives included assisting children from impoverished backgrounds by providing them with an education. However, the foundation has run out of money, and cannot currently pay university fees ...
Cape Town - Last Friday the court case relating to President Jacob Zuma's removal of Mxolisi Nxasana as National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) concluded, finding against Zuma, but that does not mean that the presidential schedule has been cleared of court proceedings and legal wrangling.
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma will step down from the ANC presidency this weekend after a decade in charge of Africa's oldest liberation movement. Zuma, who rose to the ANC throne at the party's watershed conference in Polokwane 10 years ago, will hand over power to either his deputy ...
On Monday, the NPA boss announced the president has until the end of January to submit his representations to explain why he should not be prosecuted for corruption and fraud. FILE: President Jacob Zuma. Picture: EWN. President Jacob Zuma · Jacob Zuma · Democratic Alliance DA · spy tapes.
Johannesburg -- South Africa's ruling African National Congress will meet on Dec. 16 to elect a new party president. It will do so in the throes of a debilitating crisis. A decade of President Jacob Zuma's leadership has seen Africa's oldest liberation movement become a caricature of corruption and ...
South Africa's High Court has ruled that Jacob Zuma's appointment of a state prosecutor to decide whether to reinstate corruption charges against him was not valid. The court also ruled that President Zuma should not make a new appointment. It said deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa should appoint a ...
"After considering, amongst others, the recommendations of the Commission [for the Remuneration of Public Office-Bearers] and the performance of the economy, President Jacob Zuma has accepted the Commission's recommendations for all categories of Public Office-Bears except for the Magistrates," ...
Cape Town - If South Africans lived in a true democracy, President Jacob Zuma and those involved in state capture would have already been prosecuted, activists said on Thursday. "[If we lived] in a state that was kind to its citizens or, in the very least, cared about the Constitution, we would be able to take ...
Last week, President Jacob Zuma invited all the presidential candidates for dinner, saying he was concerned about events leading up to the gathering. President Zuma's meeting with the candidates was a clear attempt to achieve unity ahead of the conference. There was another meeting with the party's ...


 

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