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South Africa's ANC party to vote on new leader

As the vote to replace President Jacob Zuma inches ever closer, South Africans worry the corruption that consumed his presidency has already poisoned the entire majority party. CNN's David McKenzie has more.

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Californian inferno is expected to spread

Los Angeles — Strong winds powering California’s third-largest wildfire were expected on Sunday to keep driving the inferno that has burned 267,500 …

Business (South Africa)

Debt bear stalks Goldilocks economy

File: The global economy is enjoying a Goldilocks moment, with growth and inflation neither too hot nor too cold. Photo: Pixabay / stevepb<p>PARIS - The …


Jeremy Guscott: SA rugby must get rid of quotas

2017-12-18 08:31<p>Jeremy Guscott (Gallo Images)<p>Cape Town - Legendary former England and British Lions centre <b>Jeremy Guscott</b> says South Africa rugby …

Sport (South Africa)

Mthatha revellers run amok after music concert flops

Angry revellers attending a music concert in Mthatha on Saturday night took their frustration out on the event equipment, causing thousands of rands …

News (South Africa) | Editor's notes: 5 things a NDZ victory will say about the ANC

The ANC will announce its new leader on Monday. What will a Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma victory mean for the party and the country, asks <b>Adriaan Basson</b>.

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Cut-off officials on bribery rap

Two City of Joburg officials will appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on charges relating to allegations of attempting to solicit a bribe …

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Uitenhage’s links to life in Stone Age probed

The La Trobe University students, who have been working at the site since May, have unearthed a number of interesting archaeological artefacts.<p>PhD …

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#ANCdecides2017: ANC’s election loss may ‘soon be reality’ –Organisational Report’s dark warning to a party in crisis

“Fierce, even fatal contestation, together with an almost endemic factionalism between and among comrades, dominates our structures, causing grievous …

Gwede Mantashe

ANC to Choose Zuma's Successor

December 18th, 2017, 8:21 AM UTC<p>South Africa's ruling African National Congress has started voting for a new leader to replace President Jacob Zuma. …


eNCA | Delegates 'very exhausted'

ANC spokeswoman Khusela Sangoni said voting was expected to be completed by midday and results announced later on Monday.

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David Mabuza, the man who would be deputy president

The ANC could possibly have a new deputy president in David Mabuza.<p>The Mpumalanga premier emerged as an important ally to whoever wants to emerge as …

South African Politics

4 ways the ANC could lose power

Front-runner and former wife of President Jacob Zuma, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, and front-runner and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa share a laugh at …

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Sisulu: I wanted to prove the possibility of slateless campaign

Deputy president nominee Lindiwe Sisulu says she wanted to prove that it's possible to run a campaign without a slate.

South African Politics

Bismarck involved in big Montpellier brawl

What we learned from the Barbarians match and the Pro14 this past weekend, according to <b>CRAIG LEWIS</b>.<p>Winning the right to host the 2023 World Cup would …

South African Rugby

MARK KEOHANE: North, south, east and west, the Boks can be the best

THE FINAL WHISTLE<p>MARK KEOHANE: North, south, east and west, the Boks can be the best<p>There should be a revolutionary approach to maximise the best …

Business (South Africa)

The worst passwords of 2017

Poor passwords place internet users at risk. (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24)<p>Cape Town - The excitement generated by the new Star Wars movie has convinced …

Business (South Africa)

South African rand steadies as ANC votes for new leader

South Africa’s rand steadied early on Monday, giving up earlier gains as the ruling African National Congress voted to elect a new leader to succeed …

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Africa: Good Morning Africa On the Day Steve Biko Was Born

Stephen Biko, South African Black Consciousness leader<p>Greetings Africa on the day Steve Biko was born. The leader of the Black Consciousness movement …

ANC 'flat-footed' on state capture debate: Mantashe

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has questioned the ruling party’s response to the ongoing State Capture debate‚ saying if left unattended the …

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FORMER Brazilian World Cup champion Kaka announced his retirement as a player on Sunday, suggesting that a management career at his old club AC Milan …


Which countries provide free education at a university level?

Image Credits: Reuters / Mike Hutchings<p>Jacob Zuma will be leaving the ANC with one hell of a task to complete. The outgoing president is doing …


LIVE | NDZ, Ramaphosa to battle for ANC presidency as voting begins

Follow the ANC 54th national conference as it prepares to elect a new president. Powered by writers from Sunday Times, TimesLIVE and BusinessLIVE, …

South African Politics

It Took Five Decades to Build Steinhoff. It Cratered in Two Days

It looked like Steinhoff International Holdings NV had reached escape velocity from South Africa’s deepening economic gloom: A furniture retailer …


S.Africa's Ramaphosa, Dlamini-Zuma formally nominated to run for president of ANC | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Dec 17, 2017 10:47 pm | Updated Date: Dec 17, 2017 …

Fear of deep rift in ANC after leadership race

ANC president Jacob Zuma and his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa during the 54th ANC elective conference taking place at Nesrac, December 16 2017. Picture: …

Business (South Africa) | Zim inflation jumps as Mnangagwa sparks revival hopes

Zimbabwe’s November inflation has increased to 2.97%, according to data from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency.

Business (South Africa)

Delays aound restructuring of Springbok coaching team causes uncertainty ahead of 2018 season

The inevitable delays and lack of clarity around the likely restructuring of the Springbok coaching team means that expectations have to be realigned …

South African Rugby

‘Chippa heads still held high’

<b>Team’s morale intact despite defeat to Polokwane in hard-fought home game</b><p>Chippa United’s morale is still intact despite their Absa Premiership 1-0 …

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eNCA | WATCH: Chester Missing on voting and the food at the ANC elective conference

Political satirist Chester Missing unpacks day three at the ANC elective conference.

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