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The Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Municipality is an amalgamation of Ingwe and KwaSani municipalities, and falls under the Harry Gwala District Municipality. Dube-Ncube said in a statement on Wednesday that the intervention sought to remedy the failure of the municipal council to exercise ...

Provincial Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube made the announcement at a special council meeting held at the municipality on Wednesday. The municipality was established after the August 2016 local elections, by the merging of Ingwe and Kwa Sani ...
The Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma municipality in Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal, has been placed under administration. Provincial Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube made the announcement at a special council meeting held at the municipality on Wednesday.
Zuma's backers believe Ramaphosa is poking the bear by pursuing charges against Zuma and cosying up to the opposition. Zuma had preferred that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma succeed him as party leader, but she lost to Ramaphosa at the ANC's national elective conference in December. The latest ...
It is a mere 2½ months since President Cyril Ramaphosa won the ANC leadership contest last year. His victory was heart-stoppingly slim - he gained just 179 votes more than his opponent Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. The new president's support in the party's national executive committee was 42 out ...

Senior women in the ANC have debated whether women should boycott next year's general elections. Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma suggested that the vote should be tied to a budget for gender parity‚ the SABC reported. Dlamini-Zuma made the comments during a discussion ...
Senzo Mchunu, the ANC's new head of organising, is “looking forward” to his move to the party's Luthuli House headquarters and working with party secretary general Ace Magashule, who narrowly beat him in the election for the post in December under controversial circumstances. The 59-year-old, ...
Febe Potgieter-Gqubule, who served as Dlamini-Zuma's deputy chief of staff at the African Union Commission (AUC), said her spearheading of long-term AU initiatives was an indication of her ability to devise and manage long-term strategy. Implementation mechanisms Dlamini-Zuma had driven, such as ...
Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma assumed her duties in the Union Buildings in Pretoria today. The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) said Dlamini-Zuma was welcomed by the department's senior management led by the ...
That's what political analysts believe is the reason behind President Cyril Ramaphosa's deployment of two political adversaries, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Bathabile Dlamini, in his office. Analysts said it was a balancing act to satisfy the demands of all the various camps within the ANC-led tripartite ...
On Monday night he announced former Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza as deputy president, his opponent in the ANC's elective race Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as a minister in the presidency while her most ardent backer, Bathabile Dlamini, will serve in the presidency as the minister responsible for ...
Dlamini-Zuma as deputy president would have helped nurse the gaping wounds of the defeat of the Zumaites – who have had permanent frowns ... But those close to Dlamini-Zuma have confirmed that she has no interest in being second in command, which would force Ramaphosa to consider Sisulu.
Former ANC presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has denied a Sunday Times report that she intends to resign as a member of Parliament. In a statement released by her media agency Mandown Media, Dlamini-Zuma “vehemently denied” that she was fatigued. The Sunday Times stands by ...
After losing a bruising battle for the presidency of the ANC in December, the former African Union Commission chairwoman has apparently told Ramaphosa she wants to step down as a National Assembly member. According to ANC sources, Dlamini-Zuma told party bosses that she was “tired and had ...
According to Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association spokesperson Carl Niehaus, Dlamini-Zuma still refuses to be dragged into factionalism that reared its ugly head before the December ANC national conference Since the conference, she has been quiet about where she stood with regards to ...
Giving Zuma a free pass would promote a culture of impunity, in which Zuma's minions would also demand immunity. Ramaphosa's narrow victory over Dlamini-Zuma has left the ANC's new leadership structures evenly balanced, meaning that a backlash against firing Zuma could potentially see a 50-50 ...

It says it has credible information that Zuma is preparing to fire his deputy and replace him with Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma to take over as acting president should he find himself removed from office. The SACP reiterates its position that Zuma should resign and that the African National Congress must recall ...
CAPE TOWN - The former African Union Commission chair, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says she's not part of the scam doing rounds on social media and other platforms, which purports to be a fundraising scheme for the Brics's New Development Bank. A statement issued on behalf of Dlamini-Zuma said, ...
Report: Almost half of South Africans chronically poor. Updated March 28, 2018, 6:57 a.m. Africans
Pretoria, South Africa | AFP | South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a sweeping reshuffle Monday that saw Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma named Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. She is one of up to 12 women ministers named in the cabinet ... Africans
At the launch of the Poverty and Inequality Assessment Report today, the minister in the Presidency for planning, monitoring and evaluation, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, said a skills revolution is needed to reduce poverty and narrow the inequality gap in South Africa. The report reveals that ...
ANCYL, the ANC Women's League and Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association have been Zuma's staunchest backers over the years and were behind Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma's failed presidential campaign. Following the president's refusal to voluntarily step down when instructed by the ...
Hlophe said reports after the ANC December conference that the new ANC top six and the NEC were evenly divided between Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, did not reflect reality. “Politicians always identify the stronger side and move to it. The balance of forces always favours the incoming ...
Giving Zuma a free pass would promote a culture of impunity, in which Zuma's minions would also demand immunity. Ramaphosa's narrow victory over Dlamini-Zuma has left the ANC's new leadership structures evenly balanced, meaning that a backlash against firing Zuma could potentially see a 50-50 ...
There are those that wanted Cyril Ramaphosa to be president and there are those that wanted Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and‚ as you all know‚ I was on the side of Cyril‚ and so we won. "Now I think on the minds of many people is that‚ 'Okay‚ so Cyril is now president with his friend Paul Mashatile and now ...
“The SACP further challenges President Zuma to‚ as a matter of urgency‚ deny or confirm emerging‚ and considering his desperation probably credible‚ information that he is preparing to fire Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa anytime from now and replace him with Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma‚ who he ...
CAPE TOWN - The former African Union Commission chair, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says she's not part of the scam doing rounds on social media and other platforms, which purports to be a fundraising scheme for the Brics's New Development Bank. A statement issued on behalf of Dlamini-Zuma said, ...
There were at least 95 delegates in North West and 25 in KwaZulu-Natal who ultimately never voted, and these are Dlamini-Zuma strongholds. On the other hand, there is the issue of a deal between Ramaphosa and DD Mabuza, the Mpumalanga ANC provincial chair, that we are told about. What was the ...
Zuma also punted the AU's Agenda 2063, which was launched and marketed by former AU Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma. “As we march with zeal towards 2063, we should drink from the fountain of Madiba's wisdom and values, and revive ourselves, because the Africa we want is ...
... in the new government were former ANC KwaZulu-Natal leader and premier Senzo Mchunu, former ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola, Ministers Lindiwe Sisulu and Naledi Pandor, Ramaphosa's advisor, Mandla Nkomfe, and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. The inclusion of Dlamini-Zuma, ...
Pietermaritzburg – KwaZulu-Natal ANC Youth League secretary Thanduxolo Sabela on Sunday lambasted members of the party who were still wearing campaign T-shirts for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa. The T-shirts were popular during the election campaigns of the party's presidential ...
After Ramaphosa narrowly trounced Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in the run for the ANC presidency last month, many expected him to recall JZ at the first available opportunity. So far, though, there has been no real mention of it. A week ago, the City Press reported that those backing Ramaphosa want him to ...
Fortunately, reports indicate that Ramaphosa has rejected the idea of standing aside in favour of an interim president (and certainly, of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who has been proposed by the Zuma faction). Indeed, this opens the door to a reconsideration of how the ANC should handle the relationship ...
It is common knowledge that Dlamini and the ANC Women's League supported Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma as a preferred candidate. SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago told Daily Maverick the matter was “confidential and we will not discuss it”. Kaizer Kganyago's response is pure nonsense. There is ...
The Presidency has rejected allegations that President Jacob Zuma wants former AU Commission chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, to be appointed as Deputy President of the country. Dlamini Zuma recently ran for ANC President, a race that was eventually won by Deputy President Cyril ...
"Further incorrect reports have been published indicating alleged demands said to have been made by President Zuma to have former AU Commission chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma appointed as Deputy President of the Republic," Presidency spokesperson Dr Bongani Ngqulunga stated.
ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and his former rival Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma made their first high-profile public appearance together post the ANC conference on Monday. The ANC was dogged by deep divisions ahead of its elective December conference which saw Ramaphosa defeat Dlamini-Zuma ...
A vote of no confidence would therefore give Ramaphosa's supporters the opportunity to test their strength in the NEC, as Zuma is seen to be at a low point following the Constitutional Court ruling and Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma's loss to Ramaphosa. The embattled president has already survived two ...
Waldo Swiegers/ Bloomberg/ Getty Images Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's deputy president and newly elected president of the African National Congress party (ANC), right, embraces opponent Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma during the 54th national conference of the African National Congress party in ...
Dlamini-Zuma lost to Ramaphosa by 179 votes but she won the policy battle, given the ANC's drastic adoption of expropriation of land without compensation, nationalisation of the Reserve Bank and free-higher education from 2018. These populist policies were Dlamini-Zuma's rallying calls during her ...
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's victory was cast in stone, but only in the rolling hills of Bulwer. So confident of her victory were residents of Nkumba village in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands that they set out bright white stones on the hillside reading: "NDZ Madam President". The stones were painted and laid out a ...
Former minister and chairwoman of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma looks on at the end of the 54th National Conference of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, December 21, 2017. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko.
Supporters of defeated ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma claim that newly elected ANC deputy president David Mabuza betrayed them at the 11th hour. Mabuza did not enforce that delegates from his home province of Mpumalanga should vote for Dlamini-Zuma despite him appearing on ...
After Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma lost the presidential race‚ she was comforted by other women in the party. On her left hand was International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashobane and on her right was Environmental Affairs Minister Ednah Molewa. Not far from Dlamini-Zuma was Science and ...
He says it does seem that of those excluded from voting are supporters of front-runner Dlamini Zuma. “So we are talking about 400 voting delegates here, less than we originally expected. So instead of 5,200, it's around 4,700. I think that shift is going to hurt Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma more than Cyril ...
The three province rallied behind Dlamini Zuma leading up to the conference. Delegates who are still making their way in say they don't think the decision will affect them. Both camps supporting Dlamini Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa believe they have the numbers. However, it's the songs being sung that ...
Johannesburg – Presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's campaign suffered three major blows on the eve of the ANC elective conference, with courts ... The race between Dlamini-Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is so close a few hundred votes could cost the candidates a win.
Ekurhuleni – Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has delivered her final address ahead of this week's ANC national elective conference, which could see her becoming the party's first female president. Dlamini-Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa are front-runners in the race to replace President Jacob ...
However, while making predictions in a race with this number of moving parts is somewhat foolish, signs are emerging that Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma's backers are feeling the pressure. It is also becoming clearer that with no deal currently on the table, the chances of high, fateful political drama this week, ...


 

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