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’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
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’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.
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.
[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
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.
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.
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.
Treasury recommends that the president pay back $500,000 out of the $23m he used to renovate his private house.
The High Court has blocked an appeal by South African President against corruption charges dating back to the 1990s.
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.
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 African President Jacob Zuma has appealed against a High Court 2009 corruption charges against, the presidency said.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma is appealing against a court ruling that corruption charges against him should be reinstated, his office said.
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...
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
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.
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
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 […]