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Jacob Zuma has chance to deliver on South Africa’s dreams
South African President Jacob Zuma saw off his opponents and re-established his position at the top of the ANC. Now he could be in a stronger position to deliver on the nation’s post-apartheid hopes, with the return to frontline politics of his new union and business-friendly deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa. JACOB Zuma, re-elect...
Long shadow falls over South Africa’s politics
The horror of South African police shooting into a crowd of striking miners killing 34 and seriously injuring 78 could have long-term political ramifications for its president Jacob Zuma and for the country. Further outrage was caused when the 270 protesting miners were initially arrested and charged with the murder ...
South Africa’s ANC firebrand Julius Malema fights suspension from the party
ANC youth leader Julius Malema, who has upset foreign investors and white farmers in South Africa with his extreme views, is fighting his five-year suspension from the ruling party. Mr Malema is considered one of the most influential public figures in the country but suspension effectively removes him from the ...