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South Africa's anti-graft watchdog says minister misled parliament

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African minister inadvertently misled parliament when she said a local consultancy firm linked to business friends of former President Jacob Zuma had no contracts with state power utility Eskom, a anti-graft watchdog said on Thursday.

South Africa's Brand New President Wants To Confiscate Land From White Farmers

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, If you’ve been following much international news, you’ve probably heard that, after literally years of scandal, abuse, and incompetence, South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma was finally forced...Show More Summary

South African rights group challenges Zuma rule on influence-peddling inquiry

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Civil rights group AfriForum wants South Africa's highest court to quash a rule signed by former president Jacob Zuma that says evidence produced at a judicial inquiry into allegations of influence-peddling cannot be used in a criminal case.

Holding power to account: South African journalism's brief moment of glory

Jacob Zuma's resignation this week as President of South Africa followed years of relentless investigation and reporting and an equally relentless fake news war on the media. In a moving note to his reporters, Tim Cohen, the Editor of Business Day newspaper, perfectly captured the enormity of the moment. Read more...

Zuma quits, ending scandal-plagued term as South African president

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By James Macharia and Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Jacob Zuma resigned as President of South Africa on Wednesday, reluctantly heeding orders by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power. Show More Summary

Multi-millionaire Cyril Ramaphosa is South Africa's new president

Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in as South Africa's president. Former president Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday.  In his first presidential speech, Ramaphosa promised to tackle the issues of corruption that proliferated under Zuma.  Ramaphosa,...Show More Summary

South Africa Sees Fresh Start for Economy, With the Same Challenges

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Jacob G. Zuma’s ouster as president is raising hopes of better fortunes for the nation’s moribund economy, but it will not happen easily.

How South Africa’s political system helped Jacob Zuma cling to power for so long

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Jacob Zuma's resignation as South Africa's president wasn't exactly a surprise. The bigger question may be: Why did it took so long? During his long political career, Zuma has been roiled by corruption scandals, including: In 2014, Zuma was accused of benefiting from $24 million in taxpayer money spent on “security upgrades” made to his […]

Cyril Ramaphosa to be elected president of South Africa at midday

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South Africa's parliament will elect Cyril Ramaphosa as the country's new president on Thursday, the ruling ANC party said, after Jacob Zuma resigned in a late-night television address. The African National Congress (ANC),Show More Summary

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

Cyril Ramaphosa elected new South African president in the wake of ex-leader Jacob Zuma's resignation.

Corruption scandal brings new president to South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa, friend-turned-foe of scandal-battered Jacob Zuma, vows to "try very hard not to disappoint" his fellow South Africans

Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa, vows anti-corruption fight

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa's president in a parliamentary vote on Thursday and pledged to tackle endemic corruption after scandal-ridden Jacob Zuma resigned on orders from the ruling African National Congress.

One President Leaves, Another Enters in South Africa

South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa is in charge as acting president until parliament elects a new leader Thursday afternoon following the resignation of Jacob Zuma, the government says. The 400-member parliament, dominated by the ruling African National Congress party, is expected to select Ramaphosa to finish his predecessor's term, which ends...

Ramaphosa takes over as Zuma is forced out by his own party

South Africa's parliament will elect Cyril Ramaphosa as the country's new president, Thursday, the ruling ANC party said, after Jacob Zuma resigned in a late-night television address.

Cyril Ramaphosa elected as South Africa's new president

Cyril Ramaphosa became South Africa's new president Thursday in an election by ruling party legislators after the resignation of controversial leader Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa was the only candidate nominated for election in the National Assembly after two opposition parties said they would not participate....

The Zuma Era Is Over: Ramaphosa Declared President Of South Africa

The scandal-hit era of Jacob Zuma officially ended moments ago, when the South African parliament voted to make Cyril Ramaphosa the country's new president. Ramaphosa, the ANC's leader, now faces a daunting task of reviving Africa'sShow More Summary

Leaders forced out over legal troubles

Jacob Zuma stood down as South African president after nine years in power marked by corruption scandals and court action. Here are some other world leaders forced out of office facing legal charges. - Latin America - - BRAZIL: President...Show More Summary

Cyril Ramaphosa elected President of South Africa after Zuma resigned

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected President of South Africa by parliament on Thursday after Jacob Zuma resigned overnight, heeding orders of the ruling African National Congress to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power. Ramaphosa, 65, has put the focus on rooting out corruption and revitalizing economic growth.  REUTERS  

Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa's president in a parliamentary vote on Thursday after scandal-ridden Jacob Zuma reluctantly resigned on orders from the ruling African National Congress.

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