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S’African minister wants ANC to discipline President Zuma

South African Housing Minister and Presidential hopeful, Lindiwe Sisulu, on Friday said South Africa’s ruling African National Congress should discipline President Jacob Zuma for bringing the party into disrepute.

ANC MP and fierce Zuma critic quits South Africa’s ruling party

African National Congress (ANC) MP Makhosi Khoza, a strident critic of scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma, quit South Africa’s ruling party on Thursday, labelling Nelson Mandela’s 105-year-old liberation movement “alien and corrupt”.

South Africa’s ruling ANC limps toward choosing new leader

South Africa's ruling African National Congress is fending off fresh crises as the bitter fight for control of the former liberation party grows before President Jacob Zuma steps down as party leader in December.

Former AU chief Dlamini-Zuma to become South African MP

South African veteran politician and anti-apartheid activist Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a leading contender to take over as head of the ruling ANC in December, will be sworn in as a member of parliament next week, a senior party official said on Friday.

South Africa deputy president calls affair reports ‘smear’

South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa who is vying to replace President Jacob Zuma has admitted to an extramarital affair but lambasted as “political smear” its revelation in newspapers, media reported Sunday.

Zuma’s ex-wife lashes critics as South Africa power race hots up

The former wife of South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday dismissed criticism that her bid to succeed him in office is a strategy to protect him from criminal prosecution.

South African model challenges Grace Mugabe’s immunity

A South African model who was allegedly attacked by Zimbabwe’s first lady has filed court papers challenging the government’s decision to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity, a lawyer said Thursday.

Impeaching the “useless and costly” Senate for African power adventurers

Ruling African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip, Doris Dlakude, said the real intention of the opposition was to carry out a coup d’état. She lamented that “(The opposition) are using the constitution so to collapse government, deter service delivery and sow the seeds of chaos in society so as to ultimately grab power”

SA’s Zuma counts cost after surviving vote

South African opposition leaders piled pressure on President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday after a parliamentary vote of no confidence exposed deep rifts in his ANC party as it readies for a leadership battle.

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