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Zuma not backing Hayatou – minister

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Johannesburg (AFP) – South Africa sports minister Fikile Mbalula Monday denied a Confederation of African Football statement that President Jacob Zuma was backing incumbent Issa Hayatou in the CAF leadership race. A CAF statement made...Show More Summary

South Africa's Zuma says state anti-graft unit owed $30 million by government

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday that the state's anti-graft agency, the Special Investigating Unit (SIU), was owed almost 390 million rand ($30 million) by government departments and called on them to repay the debt.

South African President Wants To Be More Like Zimbabwe: New at Reason

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South Africa's Jacob Zuma is looking to Zimbabwe for policy ideas to shore up support for his unpopular government Marian Tupy writes: Back in 2000, a poll conducted by the South African Helen Suzman Foundation found that only 9 percent...Show More Summary

Trump talks about trade with South African leader Zuma

U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken with South African President Jacob Zuma about trade ties and stability in Africa. Zuma's office said in a statement that the two leaders talked … Click to Continue »

Capital Journal Daybreak: A Test Over North Korea, More

HERE’S A LOOK AT THE DAY AHEAD TRUMP ADMINISTRATION: President Donald Trump speaks with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria by phone at 9:45 a.m.; speaks with President Jacob Zuma of South Africa by phone at 10:10 a.m.; meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at 11 a.m. at the White House; participates in a roundtable […]

Fistfight in S.African parliament as guards eject opposition MPs

A violent brawl broke out in South Africa's parliament Thursday as guards exchanged punches with opposition lawmakers who had shouted down President Jacob Zuma as he tried to deliver his state of the nation address. In chaotic scenes,...Show More Summary

Brawl in South Africa's parliament as far-left lawmakers ejected

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Lawmakers of South Africa's far-left Economic Freedom Fighters party brawled with parliamentary orderlies as they were ejected from the chamber for interrupting President Jacob Zuma's state-of-the-nation speech on Thursday.

South African lawmakers brawl during protest of president

South Africa's parliament descended into chaos on Thursday, with opposition lawmakers denouncing President Jacob Zuma as a "scoundrel" and "rotten to the core" because of corruption allegations and then brawling with guards who dragged them out of the chamber. The raucous scenes unfolded on national...

African press review 9 February 2017

Three presidents dominate this morning's continental front pages. Somalia's new man at the helm, sworn in yesterday, needs to undo three decades of political confusion; South Africa's Jacob Zuma can expect a noisy welcome from some opposition groups when he gets up to deliver his State of the Nation address. And Robert Mugabe is innocent.

Troops deploy to protect South African president's speech

South African police and military forces are deploying ahead of a speech in parliament by President Jacob Zuma, the target of protesters who say he should quit because of corruption … Click to Continue »

South Africa's Zuma to deploy 400 soldiers at state address

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has authorized more than 400 soldiers to join the security team at his annual state of the nation speech this week, drawing outrage from opponents who called it "militarization".

In South Africa, a Proposed Law to Ban Hate Speech May End Up Putting Christian Preachers in Jail

South African President Jacob Zuma wants people to stop criticizing him, which is why he supports a new bill that would criminalize hate speech (which includes criticism of him). But the bill is so expansive, it could lead to pastors being put in jail just for preaching the Bible.

South Africa watchdog mulls opposing Zuma plan to block influence peddling report

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African anti-corruption watchdog is seeking legal advice on whether to oppose President Jacob Zuma's court action to set aside an influence-peddling report, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane said on Thursday.

African press review 28 January 2017

Kenyan dailies report on a major attack by Islamist extremist group Al-Shabaab at an African Union Mission military base in Somalia, which has left several dozen dead. And South African president Jacob Zuma considers ministerial sackings of his critics.

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?

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