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Zuma survives to fight another day

President Jacob Zuma survived the most serious challenge to his leadership yet, after a contingent of top officials failed to force him from office during a meeting of the ruling party’s national executive committee. The committee, which

Why Zuma isn’t going anywhere

South Africa’s embattled president, Jacob Zuma, is staying put. The writing appeared to be on the wall for Zuma, 74, as recently as last week, with more than 100 ANC veterans joining labour unions, civil rights groups and opposition parties

Parliament edges closer to SABC investigation

A parliamentary ad hoc committee, which will investigate instability at the SABC and its board, will be established in the near future, following a motion put forward by ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu on Thursday. In a plenary session in the national

Hlaudi blasted over ‘capture’ claims

ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu on Thursday denied ever meeting former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng in an attempt to “capture” him. “The chief whip states for the record that he has never at any

Spectrum chaos points to ANC split

A split inside the ANC over how radio frequency spectrum should be allocated – a split that risks retarding South Africa’s ICT sector – has now erupted into open warfare, with communications regulator Icasa and telecommunications