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South Africa’s ANC debating Jacob Zuma’s exit

South Africa’s ruling party discussed this week removing President Jacob Zuma as head of state but no decision or date for his departure was agreed, Secretary-General Ace Magashule said on Monday, January 22.

South Africa’s ANC vows change as Jacob Zuma exit looms

South Africa's ruling ANC party said Saturday it would "act decisively" to rebuild its reputation, as local media reported that President Jacob Zuma could soon be forced from office.

South Africa’s ANC to force Zuma to resign

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) said on Saturday it would work for close coordination between the party and the government, declining to comment on a report its executive planned to force Jacob Zuma to step down as president.

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa denounces graft before Davos forum

South Africa's deputy president is urging state prosecutors to target suspects in corruption scandals, some of whom have been linked to a business family with close ties to President Jacob Zuma.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma denies pushing for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s appointment as deputy president

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has denied claims that he is pushing for the appointment of former African Union chairperson as the country's deputy president.

Protests in Jo’burg over controversial H&M advert

South African police Saturday intervened to clear protesters trashing outlets of Swedish clothing giant Hennes and Mauritz in Johannesburg over a controversial advertisement of a black child.

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa calls on investors to tap opportunities

South Africa is open for investment and wants to offer policy certainty as it seeks to increase economic growth and eradicate poverty, the new leader of the ruling African National Congress said on Saturday.

South Africa’s new party leader targets ‘billions’ in graft

The new leader of South Africa's ruling party vows to crack down on the corruption that has weakened the African National Congress in a new push to end inequities that haunt the nation more than 20 years after the end of white minority rule.

ANC debunks Jacob Zuma’s demands for stepping down reports

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Friday denied press report about South African President Jacob Zuma’s demands and conditions for stepping down.

‘Africa is no shithole’: outrage over Donald Trump remark

Africans reacted angrily Friday after Donald Trump reportedly referred to their nations as "shithole countries", with many lashing the US president for racism and ignorance.

Togo’s opposition takes anti-govt protests into new year

Opposition parties in Togo this weekend hold their first anti-government protest of the year, with progress on constitutional reform in an apparent stalemate after months of action.

UN human rights office calls Donald Trump’s immigration slur ‘racist’

The UN human rights office says Donald Trump's remark in which he used a vulgarity to describe immigrant countries is "racist".

South Africa’s parliament to review rules on removing president

South Africa’s parliament said on Sunday it would review its rules relating to removing the country's president, after the constitutional court said on Dec. 29 that lawmakers had previously failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account.

South Africa’s ANC in jeopardy over court’s ruling on Jacob Zuma

Africa National Congress (ANC) confused over Constitutional Court’s ruling that parliament failed to hold South African President Jacob Zuma to account for using tax-payers money to upgrade his private home, Nkandla.

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