Browsing: Gwede Mantashe

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It’s payback time for Jacob Zuma

It’s payback time for President Jacob Zuma as his ruling ANC censures its lawmakers who openly backed a move to oust him, increasing his sway over who’ll succeed him. The ANC fired Makhosi Khoza as chairwoman of

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Zuma no-confidence vote can be secret

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

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Most ANC members want Zuma gone: poll

President Jacob Zuma’s public approval rating has reached an all-time low and most members of his ruling ANC want him to resign, according to an opinion poll released two days after he survived a second bid to oust him

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Zuma quashes revolt

President Jacob Zuma has reasserted his control over the ANC as a renewed revolt by some of the party’s most senior leaders fizzled out. While some members of the ANC’s national executive committee

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Zuma risks it all in showdown over Molefe

After months of attacks by opposition parties, labour unions and the courts, President Jacob Zuma now appears to be on a collision course with a more dangerous adversary: his own ruling ANC. ANC secretary-general

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It’s ANC vs Zuma as Molefe returns to Eskom

The newly reinstated head of South Africa’s power utility has been accused of attempting to influence a former minister, reversed plans to close power plants that his predecessor claimed weren’t needed, and set the country’s ruling party

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Brian Molefe must go, ANC says

The ANC has told President Jacob Zuma’s government that it should rescind a decision to reappoint Brian Molefe as CEO of state power utility Eskom, party secretary-general Gwede Mantashe said. ANC officials told the government of their

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Zuma must explain cabinet reshuffle

President Jacob Zuma is legally bound to show he acted rationally when he fired Pravin Gordhan as his finance minister and made 19 other changes to his administration in a decision that caused shock and dismay, the nation’s high court said. Zuma

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