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HARARE, ZIMBABWE - MARCH 17: Newly elected South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (R) meets with his Zimbabwean counterpart Emerson Mnangagwa (L) during his visit in HARARE, ZIMBABWE on ... Welcoming the new president of South Africa, His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa, to the new Zim!
By Amogelang Mbatha. (Bloomberg) - Former South African President Jacob Zuma is considering seeking a review of the decision by prosecutors to make him stand trial on allegations including corruption and fraud. Former South African President Jacob Zuma. Photographer: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg.

In Parliament's justice committee a push is under way to nix the Traditional Courts Bill's opt-out clause that was drafted following extensive consultation to ensure South Africa's 18-million rural residents do not forfeit constitutional rights. Why is this important? It talks to power relations in rural areas and ...
Former South African President Jacob Zuma will be indicted for corruption over a $2.5 billion arms deal, but he is planning to fight the 16 charges that will be brought against him. "After consideration of the matter, I am of the view that there are reasonable prospects of successful prosecution of Mr Zuma on ...
The problem with prosecuting leaders in a corrupt country is that it makes them cling to power longer and more-ruthlessly. Unfortunately, it's impossible to rise to the top in much of the world (maybe all the world) without a bit of corruption. Charges include fraud, corruption, racketeering and money ...
JOHANNESBURG--Former South African president Jacob Zuma will face old charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering, prosecutors announced Friday, deepening the legal woes of a leader whose tenure was marked by scandals. Shaun Abrahams, head of the National Prosecuting Authority, ...

South African President Jacob Zuma attends a luncheon at the United Nations headquarters in New York in 2016. (Sipa USA / TNS). Not long ago, South Africa's Jacob Zuma seemed untouchable, but the corruption case he escaped on the eve of the 2009 parliamentary election resurfaced Friday as ...
The land debate in South Africa is a collision of emotion, economics, history and the law. After more than two decades of failing to take action, the ruling African National Congress (ANC) is promising to deliver land reform without crashing the nation's economy. A year ago, the ANC refused to support a ...
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was grilled in the National Assembly on the status of South Africa's VVIP jets, four of which are currently grounded. This comes as the South African National Defence Force announced a revision of processes around the procurement of private aircraft for ...
Southern Africa: Angola First Country Visited By New South African President ... Luanda -- Cyril Ramaphosa, new President of South Africa, chose Angola Friday as his first destination since he came to power on February 15, 2018, a country with which he intends to intensify and deepen bilateral relations.
LUANDA, March 1 (Xinhua) -- The new president of South Africa and leader of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Cyril Ramaphosa, will visit Angola on Friday, local media reported on Thursday. Ramaphosa is expected to meet with his Angolan counterpart, Joao Lourenco, who also ...
Moeketsi Moticoe | ANC deputy president David Mabuza was sworn in by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng as the deputy president of the Republic of South Africa at Tuynhuys in Cape Town. David Mabuza · ANC Deputy President David Mabuza · Deputy President David Mabuza. Email; Print ...
While Black South Africans are 79 percent of the population, they own only 1.2 percent of the rural land. South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has promised to return land owned by whites to Black South Africans. RELATED: Who is Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's New President? The land ...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says public representatives will undergo "lifestyle audits" as part of his campaign to clean up the government. Ramaphosa said Tuesday that the scrutiny will start with the executive branch, and that he was heartened to hear that the ...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says public representatives will undergo "lifestyle audits" as part of his campaign to clean up the government. Ramaphosa said Tuesday that the scrutiny will start with the executive branch, and that he was heartened to hear that the national police commissioner ...
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Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng as the New President of South Africa by a special parliament sitting today. Mogoeng read out Jacob Zuma's resignation letter. And proceeded to ask for more nominations for the presidency. He noted that only one person was ...
Cyril Ramaphosa, new president of South Africa, at parliament in Cape Town on February 15, 2018. ... Former South African President Nelson Mandela with (from left) Carl Niehaus, Steve Tshwete, Jacob Zuma, Cyril Ramaphosa, Andries Beyers and Moolman Mentz at discussions between the African ...
Jacob Zuma has resigned as president of South Africa. The resignation came after the African National Congress (ANC), the country's ruling party, decided to remove the president from his role on Monday. In a televised speech to the nation on Wednesday night, Zuma said he had "come to the decision to ...
Jacob Zuma could step down as South African president 'within days'. Head of state facing corruption ... Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, is expected to leave office within days, parliamentarians from the ruling African National Congress party have said. Zuma, who is facing multiple charges of ...
South African President Jacob Zuma held a second day of talks Wednesday with deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa, fueling speculation the embattled Zuma will resign. Ramaphosa, who in December replaced Zuma as the leader of the African National Congress, the country's ruling party, said the two ...
Scandal-tainted South African President Jacob Zuma may be dumped by his party within days. By Robyn Dixon ... Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa won the leadership of the party at a conference in December, meaning he will become the next South African President if the ANC wins elections next year.
In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation, and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of ...
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa hailed a "new dawn" for the country Friday and promised to fight corruption following the resignation of his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, who was plagued by corruption scandals. In his first State of the Nation address to parliament, Ramaphosa struck a note of ...
Cyril Ramaphosa, new president of South Africa, at parliament in Cape Town on February 15, 2018. ... Former South African president Nelson Mandela with (from left) Carl Niehaus, Steve Tshwete, Jacob Zuma, Cyril Ramaphosa, Andries Beyers and Moolman Mentz at discussions between the African ...
Scandal-plagued South African president Jacob Zuma is ordered to step down following an eight-hour meeting of his party's top leadership. South African president Jacob Zuma has been given 48 hours to resign, the state broadcaster says.
ANC says South African president Jacob Zuma must leave office. The ruling party's national executive committee has decided to 'recall' Mr Zuma, who has been discredited by corruption scandals. Mr Zuma has been affected by a number of scandals (AP) 1 Mr Zuma has been affected by a number of ...
The African National Congress, South Africa's ruling party, has voted to "recall" President Jacob Zuma. The ANC has tried for weeks to get Zuma, whose term expires next year, to resign following allegations of corruption. The party wants him to cede leadership either to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, ...
... it is no longer able to conduct even its most fundamental task, which is passing legislation to run the country. DM. Photo: South African president Jacob Zuma takes the national salute ahead of the State Of the Nation Address in Cape Town, South Africa, 12 February 2015. EPA/MIKE HUTCHINGS/POOL.
The State Services Commissioner will have to approve the pay of crown entity chief executives under new government legislation to provide stronger oversight of their pay and the conduct of crown entity board members. Jacinda Ardern says this highest level of inquiry reflects the seriousness that is ...
ANC Committee Expected To Force South African president Zuma Out ... Peter Granitz. Jacob Zuma's controversial tenure as president of South Africa is about to come to an end, as powerful forces in his governing African National Congress party try to shove him out the door. facebook; twitter; Flipboard
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, ...
Most worrying for him is the expected reinstatement of 783 counts of corruption and fraud related to an arms deal. A court ruled last year that the decision to drop the case - on the eve of Mr Zuma's election as South African president in 2009 - was "irrational" and the charges should be reinstated.
Jacob Zuma leaves Tuynhuys, the office of the presidency, at parliament in Cape Town on Wednesday. Photograph: Sumaya Hisham/Reuters. Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, is expected to leave office within days, parliamentarians from the ruling African National Congress party have said.
South African president Jacob Zuma leaves parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018. Zuma's exit from power because of scandals appears to be getting closer with his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, who is expected to replace him, saying he anticipates a "speedy resolution" to transition ...
At the recently concluded South African pageant, Miss Mamelodi Sundowns 2017 Thulani Ndzotyana was adjudged the main winner. Post her crowing ceremony she took over the stage to declare, "I want to be president of South Africa in 2044." According to her, a female president brings larger success in ...
South African president Jacob Zuma held a second day of talks Wednesday with deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa, fueling speculation the embattled Zuma will resign. Ramaphosa, who in December replaced Zuma as the leader of the African National Congress, the country's ruling party, said the two ...
"However this can only happen once Jacob Zuma is removed as president of South Africa," Maimane said. "To this end, the DA will be writing to Speaker Baleka Mbete to ensure that our impeachment motion, tabled last year, is urgently placed back on the order paper and the rules governing the ...
AFP | Profile of South African president Jacob Zuma, who is facing calls to step down. Jacob Zuma. email; Print. Share. Recommended. by NEWSROOM AI. More in Multimedia. SA Rugby announced on Friday that it had reached an agreement with Allister Coetzee to part. Allister Coetzee fired as Springbok ...
South African president Jacob Zuma faces pressure to resign. by Rachel Elbaum. Image: Nelson Mandela. Jacob Zuma attends former South African president Nelson Mandela's 91st birthday celebrations in 2009. Mandela died in 2013. Debbie Yazbek / EPA file. Share; Share · Tweet · Comment · email
Scandal-tainted South African president Jacob Zuma may be dumped by his party within days. By Robyn Dixon ... Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa won the leadership of the party at a conference in December, meaning he will become the next South African president if the ANC wins elections next year.
South African president Jacob Zuma is under growing pressure to step down following talks with senior members of his ANC party. Details of the talks, held on Sunday, were not revealed but party leaders are to hold an emergency meeting on Monday, BBC reported. Zuma, who faces corruption allegations, ...
'corruption in Africa' is sometimes exaggerated - Jacob Zuma. 2018-01-30 10:40. South African president Jacob Zuma, speaking from the African Union summit in Ethiopia, believes corruption is of 'exaggerated' in Africa, and that the cause lies with 'outside forces'. Watch. WATCH. What To Read Next.
South African president Jacob Zuma faces calls from within the African National Congress to stand down. Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko. A committee of top officials from the African National Congress (ANC), South Africa's ruling party, is due to meet on Monday after its six most-senior leaders spent Sunday ...
Criminal charges of corruption against Zuma have been revived and it is now widely expected that he will be removed as president of South Africa by either the ... Photo: South African president Jacob Zuma replies to the debate about his State Of The Nation Address (SONA) in the parliament in Cape Town, ...
What with the court cases and judgements nullifying branches and PECs in KwaZulu, Northwest and the Free State. Even during conference registration, there were members who complained about fake branches. But, it seems, Cyril Ramaphosa soldiered on. He wanted to be the president of South Africa.
The second time was just before the inauguration of Mandela as president of South Africa. I was driving Hugh to our local airport, so he could begin his journey back "home" to take part in the inauguration festivities. As we were making our way to the airport I told him I never thought this day would come.
(Davos) It appears International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde and South African president elect Cyril Ramaphosa have more in common than merely both being lawyers turned politicians - they both want to crack down on corruption and tax evasion. On the first day of the World Economic Forum ...
Will the ANC's national executive committee discuss the question of Jacob Zuma's survival as South African president at its ongoing meeting? ... It appears that Jacob Zuma's future as South African president will not be discussed at the ongoing meeting of the ruling ANC's national executive committee.


 

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