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President Jacob Zuma of South Africa was ordered to step down by his own party. The African National Congress said he was eroding the "renewed hope" felt in the country since last year. If Mr. Zuma rejects the order, the party could try to remove him through a no-confidence vote in Parliament, which ...
Johannesburg - Opposition leaders have been 'live tweeting' during President Jacob Zuma's interview on the SABC. Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says Zuma is lying about him opposing Thabo Mbeki's recall. Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Mainmane says there ...

Amid calls for President Jacob Zuma to vacate office‚ his allies on Wednesday woke up to a raid by the Hawks: but what does the timing of the operation say about the political times the country finds itself in? On Wednesday morning‚ the Hawks targeted the Gupta compound in Saxonwold‚ Johannesburg.
Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, has resigned after days of defying orders from the ruling African National Congress to leave office and on the eve of a no-confidence vote in parliament. In a televised address to the nation late on Wednesday, the 75-year-old said he was a disciplined member of ...
President Jacob Zuma stepped down, ending a nine-year, scandal-plagued tenure as South Africa's president after his own party repudiated him. Some wonder if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel will be next. He is lashing out at critics, and called a damning corruption case against him "full of ...

Johannesburg -- President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, a master tactician who survived a string of scandals and harsh court judgments during his nearly nine-year presidency, agreed on Wednesday to step down, repudiated by the governing African National Congress Party, cornered by opposition ...
South African president Jacob Zuma's own African National Congress (ANC) party decided to remove him from office as head of state on Tuesday, according to reports in several local media outlets. Reports from inside the party's National Executive Committee, which met for 13 hours from Monday into ...
Following a humbling recall from his own party on Tuesday, Jacob Zuma will address the nation on Wednesday to clarify his position as the Head of State. This will come after a group meeting of all party chief whips, also scheduled for the 14th. But they aren't gathering to hand out Valentines cards. No, they ...
President Jacob Zuma has been facing mounting pressure from the African National Congress to leave after nine years in office -- which have been overshadowed by widespread accusations of corruption. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email ...
South African bonds were firmer on Monday afternoon, as the market waited for developments from an ANC meeting regarding the fate of President Jacob Zuma. Members of the ANC national executive committee (NEC) are meeting in Pretoria to discuss Zuma on Monday afternoon, with reports suggesting ...
Cosatu's Zingiswa Losi was first up and set the tone for the alliance partners contribution demanding that Jacob Zuma listen to the nation's workers and get out of ... The Saga of what will happen to President Jacob Zuma now moves back to Johannesburg, where the ANC's NEC is set to gather for an urgent ...
Johannesburg - Economists say with the prospect of President Jacob Zuma leaving office, the markets have and will continue to strengthen. As the special national executive meeting enters its fifth hour in Irene, currencies have strengthened, with the rand earlier sitting at R11,95 to the dollar and R16 ...
South Africa's ANC party is making yet another attempt to oust embattled South African president Jacob Zuma -- the latest in an escalating campaign that has played out in slow motion. The African National Congress already replaced Zuma as head of the party with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, ...
Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma on Friday released the regulations for the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture, Justice Minister Michael Masutha said. Masutha announced on Friday that Zuma's regulations have been published in the government Gazette on February 9. They will provide ...
The South African rand has strengthened in recent days in light of ongoing indications that scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma could be about to step down. While this would suggest that investors should consider one of Africa's largest economies sooner rather than later, financial experts CNBC spoke to ...
Cape Town - South African president Jacob Zuma will no longer officiate at the annual Ubuntu Awards ceremony at the Cape Town International Convention Centre this Saturday, an announcement on Thursday said. The announcement by the Department of International Relations, which organises the ...

Johannesburg - In a leaked audio recording, the ANC's treasurer-general Paul Mashatile confirmed that President Jacob Zuma refused to step down at a meeting with the party's top six on Sunday. Mashatile was addressing the Mining Indaba on Tuesday when the audio was leaked. "We need to recall ...
President Jacob Zuma was due to attend and officiate at the annual the event which was scheduled for Saturday in Cape Town. The department's Clayson Monyela says due to the State of the Nation Address (Sona) being postponed, events traditionally hosted after the Sona have been affected. "The 2018 ...
Johannesburg - As talks between President Jacob Zuma and his deputy enter day three, the party has cancelled Cyril Ramaphosa's engagements for the next two days, saying he has pressing issues to deal with. Ramaphosa started talks with President Zuma on Tuesday, which led to the postponement ...
As President Jacob Zuma is rumoured to be on the verge of resigning as president of the country‚ questions remain about whether a deal could be reached where he could be immune from prosecution on corruption charges. Zuma is facing a prospect of defending himself against 18 counts‚ including ...
Johannesburg - Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says he will not rest until President Jacob Zuma has his day in court and ultimately ends up behind bars. Maimane was delivering what he calls "the real State of the Nation Address" in Alexandra on Tuesday. He's challenged the African ...
Should Jacob Zuma heed calls for him to step aside as president of the country‚ he will be entitled to his salary and most of the perks he enjoyed in office - for the rest of his life. He would be paid his annual R2‚989‚845 salary after stepping down‚ be provided with security and an official vehicle‚ an office and ...
Sethembiso Zulu & Clement Manyathela | ANC President Cyril Ramphosa has described his talks with President Jacob Zuma as constructive. EWN Political reporter Clement Manyathela shares more on this. Jacob Zuma · African National Congress · Cyril Ramphosa. email; Print ...
South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is holding direct talks with embattled President Jacob Zuma over a transfer of power. Mr Ramaphosa, who heads South Africa's governing party, said both he and Mr Zuma understood the need for a speedy resolution. He said the pair aim to ...
Johannesburg (CNN) South African president Jacob Zuma was fighting for his political life Monday as he resisted attempts from inside the ruling African National Congress party leadership to oust him. The ruling party called for a special meeting on Wednesday of its highest leadership body, where the fate ...
President Jacob Zuma waves at onlookers before the unveiling of a statue of OR Tambo in the International Arrivals terminal of OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg on 19 October 2017. Today marked the unveiling of a statue in honour of the struggle icon by President Jacob Zuma. Picture: Yeshiel Panchia ...
File: With pressure mounting for President Jacob Zuma to step down ahead of the State of the Nation Address on Thursday, politicians took to social media to weigh in on the matter. Photo: Reuters. Johannesburg - With pressure mounting for President Jacob Zuma to step down ahead of the State of the ...
... referring to events in the late 1990s and early 2000s, relate to the investigation by South African authorities into Thales, formerly called Thompson-CSF, a French arms manufacturer and notorious sanctions-buster at the centre of the arms deal and allegations of corruption against President Jacob Zuma.
Met with fists‚ punches‚ rocks and sjamboks‚ the BLF group got more than they bargained for as they were assaulted by ANC supporters‚ who were chanting songs critical of President Jacob Zuma. It took a heavy police contingent to separate the ANC and BLF supporters. The truck driver‚ who was also ...
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma was locked in a "private" meeting with King Goodwill Zwelithini at the Ondini Palace Nongoma in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday. News24 understands that Zuma arrived shortly after 12:00 to discuss a very private matter with the king. "I genuinely do not know what the ...
South Africa's ruling African National Congress party is holding meetings to decide the fate of President Jacob Zuma, who is under growing pressure to step down amid corruption allegations. The party tried and failed to secure an agreement from the 75-year-old Zuma, who has ruled South Africa since ...
Johannesburg - South African Communist Party General Secretary Blade Nzimande has used his speech at the memorial service of struggle stalwart Rica Hodgson to call on President Jacob Zuma to resign or be removed from office. Nzimande says the networks of parasites, corporate state capture ...
Cash-strapped Prasa is investing R1-billion with the bank that lent President Jacob Zuma R7.8-million to "pay back the money" in the Nkandla scandal. This is despite the bank not meeting the state entity's investment requirements and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa itself struggling financially.
By tomorrow South Africans will know whether or not President Jacob Zuma will deliver this year's state of the nation address scheduled for Thursday. A beleaguered Zuma is this evening expected to meet with the top six officials of the ANC at his presidential home of Mahlamba Ndlopfu in Pretoria, where ...
Johannesburg - ANC treasurer-general Paul Mashatile says President Jacob Zuma must step down, to avoid creating two centres of power in the country. "Our view is that there should be a change of guard," Mashatile told CNBC Africa's Political capital on Friday. "You need to transfer power, you can't ...
As President Jacob Zuma fights for his political life there are a few Chess pieces left on the board that might still be able to defend the cornered king. KwaZulu-Natal Director of Public Prosecutions, Advocate Moipone Noko, the woman who is leading the team that will consider Zuma's representations to the ...
In this week's edition of Throwback Thursday, we take a look at what you can do when an exotic number appears on your prepared speech. Well, if you are Jacob Zuma, you wing it. The jury is still out on whether the speechwriter sadistically used actual numerical figures instead of just spelling it out in ...
Former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor has made shocking claims that President Jacob Zuma was a spy for the apartheid government, saying she dared her detractors to prove her wrong. Mentor - who shot to the public spotlight in 2016 after she alleged that the controversial Gupta family offered her a ministerial ...
That makes for awkward leadership in one of Africa's biggest economies, where a power transition from President Jacob Zuma to his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, appears to be taking shape even though the president's term runs until 2019 elections. An early exit for Zuma is being considered by ruling African ...
President Jacob Zuma once again used the late hours of the night to make a major move - this time submitting representations to the National Prosecuting Authority on why he should not face fraud and corruption charges - with less than three hours to go before the deadline expired. According to the NPA‚ ...
A pre-trial hearing in a hate speech case against Edward Zuma is expected to take place in the Equality Court in Durban on Tuesday. The SA human rights Commission wants the court to find President Jacob Zuma's son guilty of hate speech and fine him R100 000 for comments he made in an open letter ...
the rand was slightly softer against major global currencies on Monday afternoon, paring some of the gains made at the weekend, following reports that President Jacob Zuma was on his way out. The rand reached an intraday best of R12.01/$, having last traded under this level in May 2015. Since Friday ...
Jacob Zuma is likely to face a demand from South Africa's ruling party to step down as the country's president within two weeks, officials have said. The premature departure of Zuma, whose second five-year term is due to expire next year, will consolidate the power of Cyril Ramaphosa, who was elected ...
Johannesburg - The Umkhonto we Sizwe military veterans Association (MKMVA) will not formally announce their position on recalling President Jacob Zuma until the ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) declares their stance on the matter. "I have said, I am not a member of the National Executive ...
Durban: A threat to kill all Indian South Africans has emerged as President Jacob Zuma's son, Edward, faces a R100 000 fine for hate speech comments against former finance and tourism ministers Pravin Gordhan and Derek Hanekom. The SA human rights Commission asked the Durban Equality ...
"I joined the project back in 2013 and was taken to Pretoria to St George's Hotel, where we met President Jacob Zuma, who told us we'd benefit from the project... We are just beneficiaries," she says. On Saturday the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said it has seized the Gupta-linked Estina diary farm ...
File: President Jacob Zuma will meet with his South-Sudanese counterpart, Salva Kiir at his official residence Mahlamba Ndlofu in Pretoria, according to a statement released by the Presidency. PRETORIA - South Sudan president, Salva Kiir, is being hosted by President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria.
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma will no longer attend the inauguration of Liberian President-elect George Weah. Instead, Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, will represent him. The inauguration will take place in Monrovia on Monday. Earlier, Zuma praised the manner in which ...
The end of Jacob Zuma's tenure as South Africa's president was sealed on Thursday when he filed his appeal against a court order that transferred the power to appoint the national director of public prosecutions to the deputy president. That move, which came on the first day of the ANC's national executive ...


 

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