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Gigaba implicated in graft report

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba has been placed at the centre of efforts by President Jacob Zuma and his allies to raid state assets and reap billions of rand from government contracts, a study by eight leading academics from four of the nation’s top universities has found

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ANC NEC to discuss Zuma’s early exit

The top leadership of the ANC will discuss removing President Jacob Zuma from his post at a 26-28 May meeting, according to two senior party officials who will be in attendance

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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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ANC slams ‘reckless’ Eskom board

The ANC said the state-owned power producer’s decision to reinstate Brian Molefe as CEO is “unfortunate and reckless” because none of the graft accusations against him have been set aside. Molefe, who resigned from Eskom in

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Top court may seal Zuma’s fate

President Jacob Zuma’s political future may hinge on a decision by the nation’s top court whether to force parliament to hold a secret vote on an opposition motion of no confidence in his leadership. While the constitutional court will

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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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Zuma must explain cabinet reshuffle

The high court has ordered President Jacob Zuma to explain why he made changes to his cabinet that included firing Pravin Gordhan as finance minister in March, a move that sparked street demonstrations and a downgrade of the

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