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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

Jacob Zuma’s future as president of South Africa hangs in the balance as an increasing number of his governing party’s national executive committee members backed a motion for him to step down. The move to oust Zuma has significant

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

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

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

Splits are widening in the ANC over President Jacob Zuma’s leadership and a decision by prosecutors to charge finance minister Pravin Gordhan. The depth of the unease in the party was revealed on Sunday when

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

The ANC has refused to comment on Tuesday on the axing of eight SABC journalists. When asked to comment on the shocking revelation that the SABC had fired its employees for “disrespecting