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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Nkoana-Mashabane Likens ‘Pressure’ on DRC to that ‘Placed’ on ANC

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Nkoana-Mashabane Likens ‘Pressure’ on DRC to that ‘Placed’ on ANC 0

International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says, “The true solutions would be made in DRC, found by the people of DRC.”

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zille Calls Her Tweets ‘Insensitive to South Africans’

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zille Calls Her Tweets ‘Insensitive to South Africans’ 0

Helen Zille, former leader of Democratic Alliance (DA), has publicly apologised for her tweets saying there were some positive aspects of colonialism.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Under Pressure After Leaked Emails

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Under Pressure After Leaked Emails 0

“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 0

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 Defeats No-Confidence Motion

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Defeats No-Confidence Motion 0

South Africa President Jacob Zuma is scheduled to step down from the ANC helm in December. His term as South African head of state runs until 2019.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma And His Many Ongoing Troubles

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma And His Many Ongoing Troubles 0

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’ 0

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: Makhosi Khoza Worries About Her Family Safety

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Khoza Worries About Her Family Safety 0

ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza says she is still waiting for a response to complaints she has filed over recent threats to her and her family’s safety.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ‘Unapologetically’ COSATU, SACP Support Venezuela

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ‘Unapologetically’ COSATU, SACP Support Venezuela 0

COSATU said, “We unapologetically support the Venezuelan government and condemn the underhanded attempts to destabilize that country.”

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Mmusi Maimane Slams Helen Zille

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Mmusi Maimane Slams Helen Zille 0

“For those claiming legacy of colonialism was ONLY negative, think of our independent judiciary, transport infrastructure, piped water,” Helen Zille wrote.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Mbali Ntuli Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Mbali Ntuli Biography 0

Mbali Ntuli is a native of Kwazulu-Natal. Mbali Ntuli holds a Bachelor of Social Science degree from Rhodes University. Read Mbali Ntuli Biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: African National Congress: ANC History

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: African National Congress: ANC History 0

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: Nelson Mandela Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Nelson Mandela Biography 0

Nelson Mandela born Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela July 18, 1918, Mvezo, Mbashe River in Transkei, South Africa. Read Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Baleka Mbete-Kgositsile Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Baleka Mbete-Kgositsile Biography 0

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: Baleka Mbete Cannot Remain Fair, Impartial

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Baleka Mbete Cannot Remain Fair, Impartial 0

Speaker of parliament Baleka Mbete cannot fulfil her obligation to remain fair and impartial because her position as ANC national chairman creates “irreconcilable conflict of interest”.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Fourth Day Police, Protesters Clash Over Housing Demands

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Fourth Day Police, Protesters Clash Over Housing Demands 0

“The law will reign at the end of the day,” South Africa Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Eye Witness News service.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Accuses Judiciary of Pandering to Opposition

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Accuses Judiciary of Pandering to Opposition 0

“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: Cosatu Labour Group Cancels May Day Speeches After Zuma Booed

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Cosatu Labour Group Cancels May Day Speeches After Zuma Booed 0

South Africa’s Cosatu labour federation abruptly canceled speeches at a May Day rally on Monday including an expected address by President Jacob Zuma after the crowd became rowdy and some members booed Zuma.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Signs Anti Money Laundering Bill FICA into Law

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Signs Anti Money Laundering Bill FICA into Law 0

South African President Jacob Zuma has signed the anti-money laundering bill FICA, which allows increased scrutiny of the bank accounts of “prominent individuals”, including himself, into law, his office said on Saturday.

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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 0

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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