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The rand could surge if President Jacob Zuma is ousted by a motion of no confidence parliament on Tuesday, though gains would falter if Zuma survives the vote, analysts say. The currency was the best performer among 31 major

Parliament will vote by secret ballot Tuesday on a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, national assembly speaker Baleka Mbete said, in a surprise move that may increase the chances of his ouster

Like the proverbial cat with nine lives, South Africa’s scandal-ridden president, Jacob Zuma, may well have escaped yet again with his political life. This despite another resounding loss in the country’s highest

South Africa’s top court ruled that the speaker of parliament can decide to allow a secret vote on a no-confidence motion in President Jacob Zuma but isn’t required to do so. The judgment leaves the issue in the hands of

The battle to replace South African President Jacob Zuma as the leader of the ANC in December is taking place at one of the most difficult junctures in the 105-year-old party’s history. It’s plagued by infighting and suffered its

The Democratic Alliance has called for the establishment of a parliamentary committee to investigate fresh allegations of state capture. The party has asked national assembly speaker Baleka Mbete

President Jacob Zuma’s political future may hinge on a decision by the nation’s top court whether to force parliament to hold a secret vote on an opposition motion of no confidence in his leadership. While the constitutional court will

South African labour unions that helped President Jacob Zuma win control of the ruling ANC a decade ago have turned on him, adding to the tide of opposition to his rule as his term as party leader draws to a close. Zuma, 75, was forced to

An analysis of social media conversations by the South African company that accurately predicted Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US election shows a decline in negative sentiment