President Jacob Zuma has once again survived his political party debating his removal from office. It was the latest in many motions and debates calling for his recall this past year - and all failed despite several reports of corruption levelled against him.
Zuma's Dilemma - AU Summit or ANC Policy Conference
News24Wire, 1 June 2017
President Jacob Zuma faces a somewhat sticky dilemma as he sits down to do his diaries for the next two months. Should he slip out of the ANC's policy conference at the beginning… Read more »
Zuma Escapes Again
allAfrica, 29 May 2017
President Jacob Zuma has survived the latest attempt from within the ruling African National Congress to force him to step down. Read more »
Ruling ANC Debates Motion to Remove Zuma
allAfrica, 28 May 2017
The top leadership of South Africa's ruling African National Congress is this weekend debating a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. Read more »
ANC NEC Debate Over Zuma's Future Continues
News24Wire, 28 May 2017
A long drawn out battle over President Jacob Zuma's future is set to continue when the ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting continues on Sunday. Read more »
'Politcally Motivated' Emails Leaked to Influence ANC NEC - Gupta Lawyer
The Gupta family's lawyer Gert van der Merwe says it appears potentially damning emails leaked to Sunday newspapers was specifically timed to influence the African National… Read more »
President Jacob Zuma at Freedom Day 2017 celebrations.
Zuma Supporters Prepare to Defend Him
News24Wire, 25 May 2017
Supporters of President Jacob Zuma in the ANC's national executive committee (NEC) are planning to oppose any move for him to be recalled when they meet this weekend. Read more »
Ruling ANC Loses Local Election in Zuma Heartland
The IFP's victory in the Nquthu by-election shows voters know who the "genuine politicians" are, the party said on Thursday. Read more »
'Silent Coup' Creates 'Shadow State' in SA
PARI, 25 May 2017
This report suggests South Africa has experienced a silent coup that has removed the ANC from its place as the primary force for transformation in society. Read more »
Govt Has 'Lost Moral Legitimacy,' Say Churches
SACC, 23 May 2017
Why we are here: In 1996, President Nelson Mandela addressed a gathering of African Ombuds Officers - the Public Protectors of Africa, then hosted by South Africa, and he said: Read more »
ANC Stalwarts, Veterans Call On NEC to Wake Country From 'Nightmare'
News24Wire, 26 May 2017
ANC stalwarts and veterans have pleaded with the party's national executive committee (NEC) to show leadership over serious state capture concerns, ahead of its meeting on Friday… Read more »
Things Are Getting Rough for Zuma - Analyst
News24Wire, 23 May 2017
Fired ministers are now using Parliament as a battle ground to fight President Jacob Zuma, political analyst Ralph Mathekga said. Read more »
A major, new study on the country's emerging Shadow State, by the State Capacity Research Project, an interdisciplinary, interuniversity research ... see more »
Betrayal of the Promise - the Anatomy of State Capture
Daily Maverick, 26 May 2017
South Africans have been bombarded with revelations of how the state has been hijacked to amass wealth for a connected power elite involving President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta… Read more »
Supporters of Jacob Zuma in the African National Congress's National Executive Committee described renewed calls for the president to be ousted as fallacious and that any motion to ... Read more »
Oakbay Investments is a company owned by the brothers Gupta who are named in a "state capture" report released by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, in which they are accused ... Read more »
Opposition parties expressed confidence that the Constitutional Court will rule in favour of a secret ballot to be cast during a motion of no-confidence against President Jacob ... Read more »
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