South African president Jacob Zuma has finally fired the much respected finance minister and shuffled 20 ministers and deputy ministers into new roles. In a statement around midnight local time on Mar.
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African opposition firebrand Julius Malema told his followers on Monday to seize any piece of white-owned land they wanted, defying a court trying him on charges of inciting
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South Africans know what happens when you replace an intellectual, elite president with a populist one
On Wednesday (Nov. 9), Americans woke up to the reality that a charismatic populist buoyed by the support of a non-urban working class base was slated to become their next president. As South Africans,
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A motion of no confidence in South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has been defeated in parliament despite a spate of recent corruption scandals. An anti-corruption probe last week raised allegations of
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - In his first public appearance since investigators documented signs of government corruption, South African President Jacob Zuma told supporters on Saturday he wasn’t scared to
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa’s main prosecutor said on Friday investigations into Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s role in setting up a surveillance unit at the tax department that allegedly spied
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The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) has called for South Africa's President Jacob Zuma to be sacked. He had "failed the test" of leadership and South Africa needed to hold to account those who were "looting"
The Nelson Mandela Foundation has sharply criticised South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, saying that “political meddling for private interests” during his tenure has weakened state institutions and a