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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

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

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

As South Africa faces its worst political crisis in a decade with thousands of protesters demanding President Jacob Zuma’s ouster, a key battle to determine who will succeed him is raging on his home turf. The eastern KwaZulu-Natal region

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

President Jacob Zuma has appointed five members to the interim board of the SABC, with respected journalists among the people named at a crucial time for the financially troubled broadcaster. Zuma said in a statement on Sunday that

South Africa’s ruling party is at risk of further splits amid a battle for senior positions in the ANC, deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte said. There is intense jostling to replace President Jacob Zuma

The chief parliamentary whip of the ANC threw his support behind deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as the party’s next leader and said the ANC is in danger of losing national power in two years. While the ANC has told its members not

The election of the next leader of the ANC looks set to be a two-horse race. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the former chairwoman of the African Union Commission, has an early edge in the battle to take over the helm of the party from her

With his time as leader of the ANC running out, President Jacob Zuma is gambling that a raft of populist measures can bolster his grassroots support and ensure his political survival. “Radical economic transformation” was the theme of Zuma’s