Tag Archives: Politics of South Africa

13Feb/18

South Africa’s ANC decides to remove Jacob Zuma: source

A senior source in South Africa’s African National Congress party says its executive committee decided to “recall,” or remove, President Jacob Zuma as head of state. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

10Feb/17

Keynote Zuma speech disrupted as lawmakers brawl, walk out

A session of South Africa’s parliament, convened for a keynote address by the president, descended into chaos on Thursday as far-left lawmakers brawled with orderlies after interrupting the speech and the main opposition party walked out. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

02Nov/16

South African judge orders graft report release amid anti-Zuma protest

A South African judge has ruled that a report over alleged influence peddling in government should be released at 1500 GMT.

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07Aug/16
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane

ANC suffers worst election loss since apartheid

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma says “this is how it should be in a democracy” after his governing African National Congress party recorded its worst results since coming to power. Continue reading

10May/15

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance votes in first black leader

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party elects Mmusi Maimane as its new leader, making him the first black person to head the traditionally white party.

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14Apr/15

South Africa anti-foreigner violence spreads to centre of Durban

Police fire rubber bullets as a wave of anti-foreigner violence that has killed four people in and around the South African city of Durban in recent days spreads to the town centre.
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