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Phosa throws his hat in the ring

South African businessman Mathews Phosa said he accepted a nomination to stand as president of the ruling ANC. Phosa will challenge deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a former chairwoman

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Cyril takes the gloves off

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the gloves off in the contest to become South Africa’s next leader, delivering a scathing speech criticising “the rot” and widespread patronage plaguing the ANC. Ramaphosa stopped short

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Zuma’s survival plan: keep power in family

President Jacob Zuma may maintain his political clout well after he relinquishes office if his ex-wife and mother of four of his children, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, succeeds him. While Zuma, 75, hasn’t openly anointed

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‘Rot has set in’: Ramaphosa

A crisis has emerged in South Africa and “the rot has set in” within the ruling ANC, deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday. “Corruption must be rooted out” and anyone found

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‘Zuma must go!’: SA hits the streets

Tens of thousands of protesters marched in South Africa to demand that President Jacob Zuma resign after he fired the finance minister and reshuffled the cabinet. Marchers chanting “Zuma must go” in Pretoria walked to

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Zuma has ‘done SA great harm’

President Jacob Zuma’s shock decision to fire his finance minister and stack his cabinet with loyalists may have seemed like good politics, but it’s led to an immediate downgrade of the nation’s

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Motlanthe says Zuma must resign

President Jacob Zuma should step down, his predecessor Kgalema Motlanthe said. “Simply because the apex court, the highest court in the land, has judged him to have breached oath of office,” Motlanthe said when asked in an interview

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Calls for Zuma to quit as anger mounts

President Jacob Zuma is coming under increased pressure from inside his ruling ANC to justify sweeping cabinet changes in which he fired the finance minister, sending the rand tumbling and borrowing costs

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