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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

Three S.African ministers call for President Zuma to resign: report

At least three South African ministers have called for President Jacob Zuma to resign, local media reported Monday, in the most serious challenge to his leadership since he took power in 2009. The News24 news agency, citing sources in...Show More Summary

African press review 28 November 2016

A Ugandan traditional king is in jail in Kampala following bloody clashes in the west of the country. Sudan's civil disobedience campaign against price increases meets a mixed reaction. And Jacob Zuma's future as president of South Africa is being considered by the ruling ANC.

South Africa's Zuma faces no-confidence vote by party's executive panel: media

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma is facing a vote of no confidence by the ruling party's executive committee, media reported on Monday.

South Africa's Public Protector files complaint against predecessor for leaking Zuma interview: report

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The new head of South Africa's anti-graft unit, which this month alleged influence-peddling in President Jacob Zuma's cabinet, has laid a complaint against her predecessor for leaking a recorded interview with the president, newspaper Sunday Times reported on Sunday.

African press review 25 November 2016

More pressure comes to bear on Jacob Zuma to quit as South African president. Uganda's Yoweri Museveni could be on his way to Russia following an invitation from Vladimir Putin. And why has next month's US-Africa investment conference been cancelled?

South Africa's scandal-plagued Zuma to face ANC integrity panel

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma will be questioned next week by the African National Congress' (ANC) integrity commission following persistent allegations of corruption and poor election results, the party said on Friday.

South Africa's biggest union group backs Ramaphosa to succeed Zuma

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa saw his chances of becoming the country's next leader increase on Thursday when a powerful union group backed him to succeed President Jacob Zuma as head of the ruling party.

South Africa: President Jacob Zuma Urged to Report Corrupt Politicians

South African opposition parties have urged President Jacob Zuma to report corrupt members of his government to the police. Zuma has been under fire from both inside and outside his own party in recent weeks. The country’s former public...Show More Summary

How Long Can President Jacob Zuma Remain at the Top in South Africa?

It was a familiar scene. On November 10, South African opposition leader Mmusi Maimane stood before a rowdy Parliament in Cape Town and argued that President Jacob Zuma should leave office. For the third time this year, Maimane appealed to members of the African National Congress, the ruling party, to support a vote against their leader. Show More Summary

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