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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Apartheid Years in 90 Seconds (VIDEO)

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Apartheid Years in 90 Seconds (VIDEO)

Racial segregation and white supremacy a central part of South African policy long before apartheid. Nelson Mandela released from prison in February 1990.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: OUTA Condemns Death Threats Against Makhosi Khoza, Thokozani Magwaza

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: OUTA Condemns Death Threats Against Makhosi Khoza, Thokozani Magwaza

Khoza is under fire from within ANC for publicly backing a secret ballot when MPs vote on motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma next month.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Under Pressure After Leaked Emails

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Under Pressure After Leaked Emails

“Zuma is running a criminal state and is using state institutions to enrich himself and his friends,” Mmusi Maimane, Democratic Alliance leader.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Ally Sacked to Ease Rifts in ANC

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Ally Sacked to Ease Rifts in ANC

Parliament is also expected to hold a no confidence vote in Zuma this year, although he has survived two similar attempts.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma And His Many Ongoing Troubles

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma And His Many Ongoing Troubles

Zuma is finding himself with fewer friends outside of ANC; the SACP and Cosatu, that were pivotal to his rise to power, have called for him to step down.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Dismisses Zuma Removal Report as ‘Fabrication’

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Dismisses Zuma Removal Report as ‘Fabrication’

Zuma, 75, whose term ends in 2019, survived an internal bid to remove him in 2016 following a Constitutional Court ruling that he had violated his oath of office by refusing to reimburse the state for upgrades to his personal residence.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: African National Congress: ANC History

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: African National Congress: ANC History

African National Congress (ANC) formed 1912 to unite African people and spearhead the fundamental political, social and economic change. Read more.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Baleka Mbete-Kgositsile Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Baleka Mbete-Kgositsile Biography

Baleka Mbete-Kgositsile was born on the 24 September 1949 in Claremont, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Read Baleka Mbete-Kgositsile Biography. Baleka Mbete Bio.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Accuses Judiciary of Pandering to Opposition

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Accuses Judiciary of Pandering to Opposition

“This judgment signifies unfettered encroachment of the judiciary into the realm of the executive – pandering to the whims of the opposition who want to co-govern with the popularly elected government through the courts,” the ANC said.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Death Threats Directed at Lindiwe Sisulu Worrying: Cyril Ramaphosa Says

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Death Threats Directed at Lindiwe Sisulu Worrying: Cyril Ramaphosa Says

ANC member Lindiwe Sisulu confirmed to the City Press that she received intelligence in June last year that her life was in danger.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Lindiwe Sisulu Name Added to ANC Presidential Race

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Lindiwe Sisulu Name Added to ANC Presidential Race

African National Congress (ANC) branch in Keiskammahoek puts ANC NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu as presidential candidate to succeed President Jacob Zuma.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Lindiwe Sisulu Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Lindiwe Sisulu Biography

Lindiwe Nonceba Sisulu was born 10 May 1954, South Africa. 1975 and 1976, Ms Sisulu was detained for political activities. Read Lindiwe Sisulu Biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Opposition Protesters to Zuma: Quit!

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Opposition Protesters to Zuma: Quit!

Over 30,000 people marched in Pretoria calling on President Jacob Zuma to quit. Zuma, who turned 75 on Wednesday, has survived previous protests.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: DA, Rights Groups March Against Zuma

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: DA, Rights Groups March Against Zuma

Thousands marched in major South Africa cities to protest against President Jacob Zuma on Friday, demanding he quit after a cabinet reshuffle triggered the latest crisis of his presidency.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Defends Cabinet Reshuffle, ANC-Allied Cosatu Calls For Him to Quit

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Defends Cabinet Reshuffle, ANC-Allied Cosatu Calls For Him to Quit

ANC-allied Cosatu, South Africa’s largest trade union, said Zuma must step down after his change of finance ministers triggered the credit rating downgrade.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Mulls Quitting 2018 in Deal to Oust Gordhan

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Mulls Quitting 2018 in Deal to Oust Gordhan

“If confirmed, this could be the long-awaited compromise where Jacob Zuma agrees to go in return for some protection,” said political analyst Nic Borain.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Ahmed Kathrada Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Ahmed Kathrada Biography

Ahmed Mohamed Kathy Kathrada born 21 August 1929 to Indian immigrant parents. In 1940s, Kathrada first met Nelson Mandela. Read Ahmed Kathrada Biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma to ANC: ‘We Accept We Made Mistakes’

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma to ANC: ‘We Accept We Made Mistakes’

Zuma: “When leaders and members of ANC are corrupt and steal they are betraying the values of the ANC, the people and our country. We will not allow this.”

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC New Pledges: End Corruption, Infighting

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC New Pledges: End Corruption, Infighting

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) needs to end corruption and party divisions, and deliver on promises to tackle poverty

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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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