Browsing: Jacob Zuma

Current affairs
Ramaphosa leading race to replace Zuma

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is leading in the race to become the next leader of the ANC with less than four weeks before the party’s elective conference, according to more than a dozen people familiar with the internal voting process

World
SpaceX to launch ‘Zuma’ into orbit

SpaceX will launch Zuma into space this week. No, not President Jacob Zuma. The company, headed by South African-born billionaire Elon Musk will fire a secretive payload into low-earth orbit on Wednesday aboard a Falcon 9 rocket

News
Gupta scandal escalates

Corruption allegations surrounding South Africa’s politically connected Guptas ensnared one of Germany’s biggest companies as SAP joined international businesses ranging from KPMG to McKinsey & Co in reporting links with

Current affairs
Gigaba paints bleak fiscal picture

South Africa forecast higher debt and wider fiscal deficits over the next three years, heightening the risk of further credit ratings downgrades as a fight for control of the ruling party limits policy choices. The nation’s

Current affairs
Gigaba staring into R40bn tax hole

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba faces a gaping budget hole — and will have to consider cutting spending, raising taxes and selling state assets if he wants to avoid further ratings downgrades. The economy he oversees is hampered by

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