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South Africa questions candidates to replace corruption official who vexed Zuma

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's parliament on Thursday began interviewing candidates to replace Thuli Madonsela, the head of a corruption watchdog whose findings undermined support for President Jacob Zuma and his administration and worried investors.

South Africa Left in Limbo by Landmark Election Results

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

South Africa’s local election results have humiliated President Jacob Zuma—and for the first time since coming to power more than 20 years ago, the African National Congress (ANC) looks vulnerable. But rather than a new dawn for South...Show More Summary

Silent South African anti-rape protest during Zuma speech on vote

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Anti-rape activists protested on Saturday as South African President Jacob Zuma delivered his first remarks since local elections gave his African National Congress (ANC) its worst results since 1994.

South Africa Ruling ANC Party Leads in Municipal Elections

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) of the country's president Jacob Zuma received 53.9 percent of votes and 57 councils, while the opposition center-right Democratic Alliance (DA) trails behind with 26.89 percent of the vote and 11 councils.

Zuma, economy in focus as South Africa holds local elections

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa holds local government elections on Wednesday in what looks likely to become a referendum on President Jacob Zuma's scandal-plagued leadership and on an economy forecast to stagnate this year.

Tuesday Links: Extremely Un-First-Family-Appropriate Behavior Abounds at RNC and Abroad

last monthArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_79181" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Ayanda Mabulu's extremely-NSFW painting of South African president Jacob Zuma... which we have censored with a Pokemon.[/caption] While giving her speech at the Republican...Show More Summary

South African prosecutors appeals order to reinstate Zuma corruption charges

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa' National Prosecuting Authority will appeal at the nation's highest court a ruling that corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma be reinstated, it said on Friday.

India's Modi in South Africa for talks with Zuma, trade summit

PRETORIA (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Friday to discuss boosting investment and trade, in a continent where India is playing catch-up to its Asian rival China.

South Africa's corruption watchdog gets extra funds to probe Zuma, Gupta scandal

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Thursday it will receive additional funds to investigate whether President Jacob Zuma allowed the wealthy Gupta family to make government appointments.

Jacob Zuma urged to repay $500,000 of home upgrade

Treasury recommends that the president pay back $500,000 out of the $23m he used to renovate his private house.

South African court blocks Jacob Zuma corruption appeal

The High Court has blocked an appeal by South African President against corruption charges dating back to the 1990s.

South African court blocks appeal by Zuma over corruption charges

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's High Court on Friday said President Jacob Zuma had no grounds to appeal against a court ruling that corruption charges against him should be reinstated.

South Africa's Zuma appeals reinstatement of graft charges against him

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and the state prosecutor launched an appeal on Friday against a High Court ruling to reinstate 783 corruption charges against the head of state.

South Africa's Zuma Appeals Against Review of Corruption Charges Drop

South African President Jacob Zuma has appealed against a High Court 2009 corruption charges against, the presidency said.

South Africa's Zuma appeals against corruption charges ruling

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma is appealing against a court ruling that corruption charges against him should be reinstated, his office said.

South African state prosecutor to appeal court order to reinstate Zuma corruption charges

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's state prosecutor said on Monday he would appeal a High Court ruling to review a decision to drop 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, citing independence of the prosecuting authori...

Watch: South African MPs Brawl With Security Forces After Interrupting Zuma

South Africa’s parliament witnessed a brawl between security forces and leftwing MPs intent on stopping President Jacob Zuma speaking. Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)—the country’s third-biggest party led by firebrand politician Julius Malema—disrupted Zuma as he attempted to address parliament on Tuesday. Show More Summary

South Africa's Zuma says to return land to blacks as vote looms

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma said on Friday his government would push through a new law to compensate the black majority for stolen land, stepping up populist rhetoric before August local polls where his ruling ANC faces a tough challenge.

Challenges to Security and Political Stability in the RSA

South Africa, one of the African continent’s leading economies, is facing serious financial and political challenges. Recent events, including intensifying political pressure on President Jacob Zuma and a falling national growth rate, burden an economy already beleaguered by entrenched structural problems. Show More Summary

South African court says embattled president must face corruption case

4 months agoNews : BlogPost

In another blow to South Africa’s embattled president, a high court ruled Friday that a 2009 decision to drop 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be set aside, calling the earlier decision “irrational” and saying that Zuma should face the charges. It was Zuma’s second dose of bad news in South Africa’s courts in less […]

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