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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Warns Opposition Against Using Esidimeni Tragedy for ‘Political Gains’

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Warns Opposition Against Using Esidimeni Tragedy for ‘Political Gains’

President Jacob Zuma has warned opposition parties against using the deaths of more than 100 mentally ill patients in Gauteng last year for political gains.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Maimane Seeks Court Order to Bar Military From Parliament

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Maimane Seeks Court Order to Bar Military From Parliament

“Armed military police, with live ammunition, on the precinct of parliament is completely untenable in a constitutional democracy,” Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane told reporters.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: 9 February Zuma’s Nation Address Takes Center Stage

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: 9 February Zuma’s Nation Address Takes Center Stage

South African President Jacob Zuma prepared to deliver his annual state of the nation address after deploying more than 440 soldiers to prevent clashes.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Downplays Cabinet Reshuffle Rumours

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Downplays Cabinet Reshuffle Rumours

“Just forget about it. I will tell you when I need to tell you,” South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma said.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Thuthukile Zuma Slams Khusela Sangoni ANC Media Manager

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Thuthukile Zuma Slams Khusela Sangoni ANC Media Manager

Chief of staff of the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services Thuthukile Zuma has taken a swipe at ANC’s communications manager Khusela Sangoni, calling for the party to “stop juniorising senior posts”.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Gerrie Nel Resigns

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Gerrie Nel Resigns

“We confirm that advocate Gerrie Nel tendered his resignation on the 30th of January,” said the NPA’s spokesman Luvuyo Mfaku.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Says ANC Ready For First Female Leader

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Says ANC Ready For First Female Leader

“It is no longer a discussion in the ANC whether a woman can take a high leadership position or not,” South African President Jacob Zuma said.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ‘End ANC Infighting’: Jacob Zuma Says

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ‘End ANC Infighting’: Jacob Zuma Says

“Our people have told us that we come across as too busy fighting one another and do not pay sufficient attention to their needs,” 74-year old Zuma said.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANCWL NEC to Formally Endorse Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma For Presidency

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANCWL NEC to Formally Endorse Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma For Presidency

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is expected to go up against Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Biography And Profile

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Biography And Profile

Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma was born 27 January 1949 in KwaZulu-Natal. Read Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Biography And Profile. SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Scolds Msimanga For ‘Regrettable’ Taiwan Visit

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Scolds Msimanga For ‘Regrettable’ Taiwan Visit

“(We were) made aware of the visit and advised Mayor Msimanga not to undertake it as it would constitute a breach of our One China Policy,” foreign ministry said.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Bantu Stephen Biko Biography And Profile

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Bantu Stephen Biko Biography And Profile

Bantu Stephen Biko (Steve Biko) was born on December 18, 1946, in King William’s Town, South Africa. Read Bantu Stephen Biko Biography And Profile.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Despite Big Scandals, Zuma Calls ‘2016 Successful’

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Despite Big Scandals, Zuma Calls ‘2016 Successful’

President Jacob Zuma described 2016 a productive and successful year, saying the economy remains resilient despite the difficult climate at home and abroad.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Court Overturns Ruling Allowing ‘Assisted Dying’

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Court Overturns Ruling Allowing ‘Assisted Dying’

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeals (SCA) overturned ruling by a lower court granting a terminally ill patient the right to die, Justice Ministry said.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Escapes No-Confidence Vote

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Escapes No-Confidence Vote

South Africa’s scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma has survived a move by some members of his party to hold a no-confidence motion against him.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Faces No-Confidence Vote

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Faces No-Confidence Vote

South Africa’s scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma has denied any wrongdoing.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Scandal-Plagued Zuma To Face ANC Integrity Panel

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Scandal-Plagued Zuma To Face ANC Integrity Panel

South African President Jacob Zuma’s appearance before the panel could deepen divides within ANC, Zuma, 74, is expected to stand down as party leader.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: COSATU Backs Ramaphosa To Succeed Zuma

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: COSATU Backs Ramaphosa To Succeed Zuma

“This is a victory for the camp opposing Zuma and backing Cyril,” said political analyst Nic Borain.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Condemns Influence-Peddling Report Unfair

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Condemns Influence-Peddling Report Unfair

South African President Jacob Zuma said anti-corruption watchdog had no right to call for judicial inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Police To Look Into Zuma Corruption Case

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Police To Look Into Zuma Corruption Case

“I confirm the Hawks will be investigating the DA’s corruption charges against Zuma relating to his role in State Capture,” DA leader Mmusi Maimane said.

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