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South Africa court allows secret Zuma confidence vote

Opposition hopes secret ballot will encourage members of President Jacob Zuma's ANC party to vote against him.

South African court rules in secret ballot case against Zuma

South Africa's highest court says it is up to the speaker of parliament to decide whether a vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma can be done by secret … Click to Continue »

South Africa's top court to rule on secrete on Zuma no confidence vote

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's top court will rule on Thursday whether a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma should be taken by secret ballot, a verdict that could pave way for disgruntled members of the ruling party to anonymously dissent.

South Africa Zuma consulting advisers on setting up inquiry into graft allegations: Ramaphosa

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma is consulting legal advisers about setting up a judicial inquiry into allegations of influence-peddling within his government, his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa told parliament on Wednesday.

South Africa's Gigaba says Gupta family were granted citizenship lawfully

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Tuesday denied unlawfully granting citizenship to five members of the wealthy Gupta family, who are friends of President Jacob Zuma, during his time as minister of home affairs.

South African leaked emails heap more pressure on Zuma

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Leaked documents released by the South African media on Thursday alleging improper dealings in government contracts will open President Jacob Zuma up to renewed scrutiny and may deepen divides in the ruling African National Congress.

S. Africa's Zuma survives renewed calls to resign

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South African President Jacob Zuma survived fresh calls within the ruling ANC party for him to resign, party officials said Monday, as they acknowledged support was "drifting away" from the movement. Senior figures in the African National...Show More Summary

South African ruling party backs scandal-tainted president

A leader of South Africa's ruling party says calls for the resignation of scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma benefit opposition efforts to dislodge the party that has led the country since … Click to Continue »

South Africa's ruling party backs Zuma after calls for him to quit

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling African National Congress said on Monday its executive committee stood by President Jacob Zuma after some top officials demanded his resignation, saying the calls for him to resign were meant to dislodge the party from power.

South Africa's Zuma survives no confidence vote in ANC - News24 website

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa President Jacob Zuma defeated a no-confidence motion against him at a meeting of top officials of the ruling African National Congress party on Sunday, News24 reported on its website.

Rand Spikes To 2-Month Highs As South Africa's Zuma Survives Attempted Ouster

The South African Rand is spiking to 2-month highs in early AsiaPac trading after President Jacob Zuma reportedly survives a bid by members of ruling African Nation Congress’s national executive committee to oust him, according to two members of panel who declined to be named because they aren’t authorized to speak on the matter. Show More Summary

Pressure on S.Africa's Zuma as ANC leadership meets

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma faced further opposition at a meeting of his party's top leadership Sunday but managed to sidestep a no-confidence vote after a turbulent three-day gathering. The meeting in Pretoria comes as ZumaShow More Summary

South African ruling party debates fate of president

South Africa's ruling party is debating whether President Jacob Zuma should resign amid increasing concern about alleged corruption at the highest levels of the government. Zuma on Sunday faced a … Click to Continue »

South African president Zuma facing no confidence vote in ANC - News24 website

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Senior politicians attending a top meeting of South Africa's ruling ANC tabled a motion of no confidence on Saturday against president Jacob Zuma, News24 reported on its website.

South Africa's Zuma says not opposed to inquiry into corruption allegations

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said on Friday he was not opposed to setting up a commission of inquiry into corruption into his government after anti-graft report alleged he was influenced by the wealthy Gupta family in making government appointments.

Is South African President Jacob Zuma Overstepping His Authority by Pushing Through a Controversial Cabinet Reshuffle?

Invoking an apartheid era law to escape accountability is a misguided move that will ask far more questions of the president than it avoids.

Rand Spikes After South Africa's ANC Reportedly Looking To Ouster President Zuma

The Rand spiked towards 13/USD - its highest in a month - after reports that South Africa's ruling African National Congress’s National Executive Committee will discuss option of the party removing President Jacob Zuma at May 26-28 meeting,...Show More Summary

S. Africa risks becoming 'mafia state' warns Ramaphosa

South Africa risks becoming a "mafia state", Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa warned Sunday, calling for a corruption probe at the top as he stepped up criticism of President Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa is one of the main candidates to succeed Zuma as head of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) ahead of general elections expected in 2019. Show More Summary

South Africa's top court hears case for secret no-confidence ballot on Zuma

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's top court heard arguments from opposition parties on Monday to allow a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma to taken by secret ballot, which they hope could help to depose him.

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma Endorses Ex-Wife for Party Leadership

“She is bold and you can’t fool her,” Zuma said about Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, his wife for 16 years.

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