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First case of coronavirus in South Africa

The novel coronavirus has hit South African shores. The ministry of health said in a statement on Thursday that a suspected case of Covid-19, as the virus is called, has tested positive.

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ANC may pick compromise leader

As the battle to succeed President Jacob Zuma as leader of the ANC grows increasingly fractious, party treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize is emerging as a possible compromise choice to keep the continent’s oldest

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ANC seeks policy middle ground

The ANC will come up with a comprehensive policy package to simultaneously boost growth, address racial inequality and tackle a 28% unemployment rate, a top party official said. The ANC is looking at “how you get growth, how you

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The contenders to succeed Zuma

The battle to replace South African President Jacob Zuma as the leader of the ANC in December is taking place at one of the most difficult junctures in the 105-year-old party’s history. It’s plagued by infighting and suffered its

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Factions ‘tearing ANC apart’

Factions within the ANC are threatening to tear apart the party which has governed the country since the end of apartheid in 1994, according to its treasurer-general, Zweli Mkhize. “There is need for leadership to dismantle

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Calls for Zuma to quit as anger mounts

President Jacob Zuma is coming under increased pressure from inside his ruling ANC to justify sweeping cabinet changes in which he fired the finance minister, sending the rand tumbling and borrowing costs

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Two-horse race to succeed Zuma

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