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African press review 9 January 2017

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma's address makes the headlines, while in Kenya, a study gives alarming figures on sexual violence.

Jacob Zuma calls for ANC unity, admits mistakes

President Jacob Zuma calls for end to ANC infighting as South Africa's ruling party marks 105 years since its formation.

South Africa's ANC Women's League backs Dlamini-Zuma for party leader

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The women's arm of South Africa's ruling African National Congress on Saturday backed Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the ex-wife of South African President Jacob Zuma, to be the party's next leader.

African press review 4 January 2017

There's more trouble over South Africa's trade links with Taiwan  and President Jacob Zuma may have to intervene. Computer crime is costing African institutions a fortune. The people of Kenya's Turkana county say they want a greater share of their region's oil wealth. Show More Summary

African press review 17 December 2016

South Africa's National Union of Metalworkers wants President Jacob Zuma to be tried on 783 charges of fraud‚ racketeering and corruption. And they say Zuma should go to jail if he's found guilty. Is Uganda going to leave the International Criminal Court, just weeks after the case initiated by Kampala against a Lord's Resistance Army leader opens in The Hague?

The Millionaire Anti-Apartheid Activist Who Could Become South Africa's Future President

Mathews Phosa, South African Lawyer, multimillionaire businessman and political activist speaks about ANC's failure and reiterates why he wants President Jacob Zuma resigns

ANC in crisis over pressure for Zuma to go

President Jacob Zuma controversial leadership of South Africa and the ruling African National Congress (ANC) is a costly business, according to critics who want him out before his second term ends in 2019. But ANC supporters argue that the president is not the problem, the party needs an overhaul.

South Africa's DA party asks court to compel Zuma to set up influence-peddling inquiry

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's main opposition party said on Monday it had asked the Constitutional Court to compel President Jacob Zuma to establish a judicial inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government.

S. Africa's Zuma pushes to overturn graft probe

South African President Jacob Zuma has launched a court challenge to a watchdog probe that raised allegations of misconduct against him, an affidavit showed Sunday, as he fights to hold on to power. Zuma, who last week beat back an attempt...Show More Summary

Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote at ANC meeting

At least four ministers from the ruling ANC party had bid to oust South Africa's scandal-plagued president.

South Africa's indestructible president survives a bid to oust him. Again

Jacob Zuma has survived a bid to topple him as South African president, the governing African National Congress party announced Tuesday. ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe said the party’s national executive committee held a no-holds-barred debate on calls for Zuma to stand down. But in a combative...

South Africa's ANC says Zuma not standing down

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) said on Tuesday its National Executive Committee had debated a call over the weekend for President Jacob Zuma to step down but that the decision-making group had not supported the motion.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma Survives ANC Revolt: Reports

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South Africa's scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma has survived a move by some members of his party to hold a no-confidence motion against him, local media reported on Tuesday without naming sources. Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom had...Show More Summary

S.Africa's Zuma survives attempted ousting

South African President Jacob Zuma looked on Tuesday to have survived an attempted ousting after days of fierce debate within the ruling ANC party as several ministers called on him to resign. Zuma has been weakened by a series of scandals...Show More Summary

African press review 29 November 2016

Several South African government ministers throw their weight behind the campaign to oust President Jacob Zuma. He has promised a reshuffle. Egypt denies sending soldiers to help the regime in Syria. Uganda's king Charles Wesley Mumbere is still in jail. And how bad is the situation in South Sudan's Central Equatoria?

South Africa's Zuma survives no-confidence motion by own party: newspaper

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma has survived a motion of no confidence by his own party, Beeld, an Afrikaans-language daily reported on Tuesday without naming its sources.

South Africa's Gupta family asks court to force release of details over closure of accounts

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's wealthy Gupta family, accused in a government corruption probe of allegedly holding undue influence over President Jacob Zuma, said on Tuesday it had asked a court to force a financial regulator to give the family details concerning the closure of its business accounts.

South Africa's Jacob Zuma faces a no-confidence vote as he fights for political survival

South African President Jacob Zuma was fighting for his political survival Monday, ambushed by a surprise no-confidence vote launched by his opponents in the governing party, the African National Congress. Zuma has waged a struggle in recent months to hang on as president amid deep divisions in...

Jacob Zuma faces another no-confidence vote

Reports say at least three cabinet ministers turn against South Africa's beleaguered president in a scheduled meeting.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma Faces ANC Debate on His Future

South African President Jacob Zuma is facing a revolt within his own party after one of his ministers proposed that he step down as leader of the African National Congress (ANC). The ANC extended its national executive committee meeting into a third day on Monday following the proposal by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom. Show More Summary

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