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African press review 21 March 2017

Is South African president Jacob Zuma scaring away investors? Has Pope Francis finally apologised for the part played by some Catholic clergy in the 1994 Rwandan genocide? And which is the happiest country in the world?

Why Is South Africa Being Stirred Up?

Authored by Alexander Mezyaev via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Since the middle of February, the internal political situation in South Africa has worsened once again. During South African president Jacob Zuma’s annual address to...Show More Summary

"It's A Declaration Of War": South Africa's President Calls For Confiscation Of White Land

After South Africa's embattled president Jacob Zuma pledged, in a surprising address to parliament one month ago, to break up white ownership of business and land to reduce inequality (in a State of the Nation address which was disrupted...Show More Summary

South Africa anti-immigrant protests erupt in capital

3 weeks agoNews : Trending Now

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Police fired stun grenades, rubber bullets and water cannon Friday as the latest wave of anti-immigrant protests broke out in South Africa's capital, while President Jacob Zuma condemned anti-foreigner violence and appealed for calm.

South Africa's Zuma condemns violence against foreigners

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has condemned acts of violence between citizens and non-nationals, his office said on Friday. Anti-immigrant violence has flared sporadically in South Africa against a background of near-record unemployment, with foreigners being accused of taking jobs from citizens and getting involved in crime. Show More Summary

Crowds gather for S.Africa anti-immigration march

At least 300 people gathered for an anti-immigration march in the South African capital Pretoria on Friday, as President Jacob Zuma condemned xenophobic violence that has targeted shops and homes. Tyres were burnt in streets near Pretoria...Show More Summary

South Africa's Zuma condemns violence against foreigners

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has condemned acts of violence between locals and non-nationals, his office said on Friday.

Zuma not backing Hayatou – minister

last monthSports / Football : EPL Talk

Johannesburg (AFP) – South Africa sports minister Fikile Mbalula Monday denied a Confederation of African Football statement that President Jacob Zuma was backing incumbent Issa Hayatou in the CAF leadership race. A CAF statement made...Show More Summary

South Africa's Zuma says state anti-graft unit owed $30 million by government

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday that the state's anti-graft agency, the Special Investigating Unit (SIU), was owed almost 390 million rand ($30 million) by government departments and called on them to repay the debt.

South African President Wants To Be More Like Zimbabwe: New at Reason

last monthNews : Reason

South Africa's Jacob Zuma is looking to Zimbabwe for policy ideas to shore up support for his unpopular government Marian Tupy writes: Back in 2000, a poll conducted by the South African Helen Suzman Foundation found that only 9 percent...Show More Summary

Trump talks about trade with South African leader Zuma

U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken with South African President Jacob Zuma about trade ties and stability in Africa. Zuma's office said in a statement that the two leaders talked … Click to Continue »

Capital Journal Daybreak: A Test Over North Korea, More

HERE’S A LOOK AT THE DAY AHEAD TRUMP ADMINISTRATION: President Donald Trump speaks with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria by phone at 9:45 a.m.; speaks with President Jacob Zuma of South Africa by phone at 10:10 a.m.; meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at 11 a.m. at the White House; participates in a roundtable […]

Fistfight in S.African parliament as guards eject opposition MPs

A violent brawl broke out in South Africa's parliament Thursday as guards exchanged punches with opposition lawmakers who had shouted down President Jacob Zuma as he tried to deliver his state of the nation address. In chaotic scenes,...Show More Summary

Brawl in South Africa's parliament as far-left lawmakers ejected

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Lawmakers of South Africa's far-left Economic Freedom Fighters party brawled with parliamentary orderlies as they were ejected from the chamber for interrupting President Jacob Zuma's state-of-the-nation speech on Thursday.

South African lawmakers brawl during protest of president

South Africa's parliament descended into chaos on Thursday, with opposition lawmakers denouncing President Jacob Zuma as a "scoundrel" and "rotten to the core" because of corruption allegations and then brawling with guards who dragged them out of the chamber. The raucous scenes unfolded on national...

African press review 9 February 2017

Three presidents dominate this morning's continental front pages. Somalia's new man at the helm, sworn in yesterday, needs to undo three decades of political confusion; South Africa's Jacob Zuma can expect a noisy welcome from some opposition groups when he gets up to deliver his State of the Nation address. And Robert Mugabe is innocent.

Troops deploy to protect South African president's speech

South African police and military forces are deploying ahead of a speech in parliament by President Jacob Zuma, the target of protesters who say he should quit because of corruption … Click to Continue »

South Africa's Zuma to deploy 400 soldiers at state address

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has authorized more than 400 soldiers to join the security team at his annual state of the nation speech this week, drawing outrage from opponents who called it "militarization".

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