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“In opening our economy, we must maintain a firm eye on our goal of flattening the curve and minimising the rates of infections and deaths,” said Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.

South Africa to open up economy from June under eased lockdown regulations

South Africa will allow most economic sectors including mining and manufacturing to fully resume operations from next month as the country further eases coronavirus lockdown regulations, the government said on Thursday.
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a national state of disaster as he announced a range of extraordinary measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak that has infected 61 people so far.

South Africa to reopen agriculture sector, allow more manufacturing, retail

South Africa plans to reopen its agriculture sector and allow some manufacturing and retail to resume as the country balances the need to restart economic output and curb the spread of the new coronavirus, trade minister Ebrahim Patel said on Saturday.

Attacks on foreigners in South Africa irk ex-AU chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Dr Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma, ex-Chairperson of African Union Commission, has expressed disappointment that her country, South Africa, was experiencing attacks on foreign nationals.

Ousted Jacob Zuma poses problems for new president

Three months ago, Jacob Zuma was ousted as president of South Africa, in a humiliating end to his nine-year rule.

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma denies reports she wants to quit parliament

Former African Union Chairperson and ANC MP, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, on Sunday denied reports that she was “tired” and wanted to quit Parliament.

South Africans look to Cyril Ramaphosa to save ailing nation

Cyril Ramaphosa was on Thursday elected South Africa’s fifth post-apartheid democratic-era President, following former President Jacob Zuma’s resignation.

Cyril Ramaphosa succeeds Jacob Zuma as South African president

South African lawmakers formally named wealthy former businessman Cyril Ramaphosa as new president Thursday after scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma resigned under intense pressure from his own party.

South Africa police raid house of Jacob Zuma’s allies in graft probe

South African police Wednesday raided the Johannesburg home of the business family accused of overseeing government corruption under President Jacob Zuma, who has been ordered to resign by his party.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma agrees to resign within 6 months

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday agreed in principle to resign within a time frame of three to six months, said ANC secretary general.

Jacob Zuma triggers crisis by refusing ANC’s exit order

South Africa braced Tuesday for a major political showdown as scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma reportedly rejected a direct order from the ruling ANC party to leave office.

South Africa’s ANC to remove Jacob Zuma as head of state

South Africa’s ruling ANC party resolved Tuesday to oust scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from office after he refused to resign, local media reported following marathon closed-door talks.

ANC chiefs to meet to ‘finalise’ Jacob Zuma exit

Top leaders of South Africa's ruling ANC will meet Monday to "finalise" the departure of embattled President Jacob Zuma after party chief Cyril Ramaphosa promised to bring "closure" to the crisis.

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa admits ‘disunity’ as Jacob Zuma fights exit

South Africa’s president-in-waiting Cyril Ramaphosa admitted Sunday to “disunity and discord” in the ruling ANC party as the deadlocked effort to oust scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma grinds on.

South Africa political deadlock as Jacob Zuma clings to power

South Africa's political impasse deepened on Saturday with no resolution to extended talks over President Jacob Zuma's expected departure from office after his own party called for him to resign.

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 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.

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 top court delivers Jacob Zuma impeachment blow

South Africa's top court on Friday ruled that Parliament had failed to hold President Jacob Zuma accountable for using public money for private home upgrades, a move that could lead to impeachment proceedings.

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