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South Africa’s ANC party wrestles over choice of new leader

Thousands of delegates from South Africa’s ruling ANC party hunkered down Sunday to choose their next leader in a vote widely seen as a decisive moment in the country’s post-apartheid history.

Jacob Zuma admits South Africans ‘not happy’ with ruling ANC party

South African President Jacob Zuma on Saturday blamed infighting and a failure to tackle corruption for the troubles of the ANC party, which risks losing power for the first time since the end of apartheid.

Jacob Zuma promises free higher education in South Africa

South African President Jacob Zuma on Saturday promised free higher education for most students, hours before the start of an ANC party conference to choose his successor as party chief.

South Africa’s ANC gathers to choose leader to replace Jacob Zuma

South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) is preparing to choose a new party leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma.

Anti-apartheid heroes slam Jacob Zuma as ANC elects new chief

The African National Congress was lauded for its moral authority in the fight against apartheid in South Africa, but many veterans of that era are deeply disillusioned by the party’s actions today.

Weakened and divided, South Africa’s ANC to elect a new leader

South Africa's ruling ANC party holds a conference starting Saturday to elect its new leader in a hotly contested two-way race seen as a pivotal moment in the country's post-apartheid history.

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma battling for ex-husband’s seat

Mrs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, estranged wife of South African President, has assumed one of the two front runners for the presidency.

African National Congress rejects President Jacob Zuma’s power-sharing proposal

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has rejected President Jacob Zuma’s proposal to have two deputy presidents ahead of this weekend’s elections.

Appointment: South Africa high court rules Zuma out of order

A South African High Court on Friday ruled that a state prosecutor’s appointment by President Jacob Zuma to decide whether to reinstate corruption charges against him was invalid and must be immediately set aside.

South Africa’s deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa believes Jacob Zuma guilty of rape

A leading contender to replace President Jacob Zuma as head of South Africa's governing ANC has said he believes the woman who accused Mr Zuma of rape over a decade ago was telling the truth.

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa takes lead in ANC president race

South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, 65, has a strong lead in the race to become the new leader of the governing African National Congress.

ANC: South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa leads in party nominations

South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a lead in party nominations for the next leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), securing the support of 65 per cent of branches tallied so far, a poll showed.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma again denounces “monopoly” white economic power

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa reiterated his call for radical reforms to shift the balance of “monopoly” economic power away from whites who dominated under apartheid.

Bloodshed in South African province as ANC tensions rise

In the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, local politics is a deadly game, with at least 40 people killed in politically motivated shootings since last year.

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