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ANC vote stirs debate over succession of South Africa's Zuma

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A hotly contested party vote earlier this month has deepened divisions within South Africa's ruling African National Congress and stirred debate over President Jacob Zuma's successor.

Obama expresses 'deep concern' over situation in Burundi: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama, in a phone call with South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday, expressed "deep concern" about the situation in Burundi, the White House said.

South Africa campuses face funding shortage after tuition fee freeze

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's government is grappling with a 2.3 billion rand ($165 million) shortfall at university campuses after President Jacob Zuma gave in to protesting students' demands and ruled out tuition fee increases next year, officials said on Thursday.

South Africa's Wits University to stay closed on Monday amid protests

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg said on Sunday it will remain closed on Monday as student protests are set to continue despite a pledge by South African President Jacob Zuma that university fees will not be hiked next year.

South Africa Freezes Tuition Fees After Student Protests

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“Government understands the difficulty faced by students from poor households,” President Jacob G. Zuma said, ceding to university students’ demands.

South Africa's Zuma to meet students on Friday after protests over fees

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma will meet student leaders and university authorities on Friday to discuss planned hikes in tuition fees that have provoked a week of sometimes violent protests nationwide.

South Africa's Zuma suspends head of police pending probe

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma has suspended National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega, pending an inquiry into allegations of misconduct, his office said on Wednesday.

South African Government in A Tizzy Over Cartoons of President's Dick

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

In the last three years, two political cartoons featuring South African President Jacob Zuma’s dick—both drawn by white male artists—have hung in Johannesburg galleries. And as dicks go, they’re respectable; President Zuma must be packing at least a modest treat. Show More Summary

South Africans march against corruption, in challenge to Zuma

PRETORIA (Reuters) - Thousands of South Africans from trade unions, opposition parties and civil society groups marched against corruption on Wednesday, calling on President Jacob Zuma to clean up government before local elections next year.

South Africa's Zuma starts probe on police chief over 'Marikana massacre'

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma has launched an investigation into the police chief's role in the 2012 killing of 34 miners by officers during a strike over pay, his office said on Tuesday.

South Africa lawmakers reject bid to impeach Zuma over Bashir saga

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's parliament on Tuesday rejected investigating President Jacob Zuma for possible impeachment for allowing Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir to evade an arrest warrant and leave the country in June.

South African president defends failure to arrest Sudan's Bashir

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma defended the decision to let Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir evade an arrest warrant and leave the country in June, saying on Thursday the wanted leader had had immunity as a guest of the African Union.

South African President Zuma Successfully Undergoes Gallstone Treatment

South African President Jacob Zuma was released from hospital after r undergoing a scheduled procedure to remove gallstones. Doctors are pleased with the outcome of operation.

South Africa's Zuma in hospital for gallstone surgery

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma was admitted to hospital on Saturday for a scheduled procedure to remove gallstones and was expected to be discharged Sunday, the presidency said.

South African President Zuma Hospitalized

South African President Jacob Zuma has been hospitalized to undergo a scheduled procedure to remove gallstones.

Putin, Zuma Consider Development of South African Nuclear Energy Priority

Russian President Vladimir Putin and South African President Jacob Zuma said that launching a program of development of South Africa's nuclear energy was a priority, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.

South Africa Leader Praises BRICS Bank As Alternative to World Bank System

BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) is a long-awaited alternative to established Western financial institutions, South African President Jacob Zuma told RT broadcaster.

South African Police Acted Without 'Command and Control' in Marikana Mine Massacre

5 months agoNews : Vice News

South African President Jacob Zuma surprised his country on Thursday by suddenly announcing the findings of a highly anticipated government investigation into the 2012 Marikana mine massacre. In one of the most high-profile assaultsShow More Summary

South African probe blames Lonmin, police, unions for 'Marikana massacre': report

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - An inquiry into South Africa's worst police killing since the end of apartheid blamed a mining company, police and unions for the "horrendous tragedy", President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.

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