At least four ministers from the ruling ANC party had bid to oust South Africa's scandal-plagued president.
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...
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 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
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
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?
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.
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 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...
Reports say at least three cabinet ministers turn against South Africa's beleaguered president in a scheduled meeting.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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 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
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