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Zuma’s scandals are getting South Africans to read again
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Zuma’s scandals are getting South Africans to read again

Editor Southern Times - Nov 17, 2017

By Lynsey Chutel South Africa’s small literary market has been lifted by one of the country’s largest political scandals. A new book detailing the “cancerous cabal” that has bankrolled…

The challenge of political succession in Africa
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The challenge of political succession in Africa

Editor Southern Times - Nov 03, 2017

Mkhosana Mathobela Bingweni If anything ever works in the continent of Africa, Patrick Chabal and Jean-Pascal Doloz argued, it works through “disorder” where a strange mixture of…

Liberation parties brace for elective congresses
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Liberation parties brace for elective congresses

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - At least three governing parties in the SADC region are bracing for elective congresses by year-end meant to reconstitute their top…

Zuma launches OR Tambo Heritage Site House in Zambia
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Zuma launches OR Tambo Heritage Site House in Zambia

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

LUSAKA - President Jacob Zuma has said the OR Tambo Heritage Site House that he launched in Chelston, Lusaka, last week provides a great opportunity for research…

FIFA boss visit to Southern Africa – The battleground for CAF leadership war?
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FIFA boss visit to Southern Africa – The battleground for CAF leadership war?

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE - Southern Africa is providing the unlikely stage for a bruising high-stakes battle for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) leadership with the region…

A woman president in South Africa? Sadly top contender offers more of the same
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A woman president in South Africa? Sadly top contender offers more of the same

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

By Susan Booysen For South Africa’s beleaguered governing African National Congress the rise of a high-calibre woman leader should signal a turning of the pages, and lead…

Zuma, Khama mull drought summit
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Zuma, Khama mull drought summit

Staff Reporter - Nov 21, 2016

By Mpho Tebele  GABORONE- BOTSWANA President Ian Khama and his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, have agreed that there is need to consider convening an extra-ordinary SADC summit…

It’s economic interests, stupid! Why SA will always stand with Zim
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It’s economic interests, stupid! Why SA will always stand with Zim

Staff Reporter - Nov 11, 2016

By Ranga Mberi AS PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe celebrated his victory in the 2002 presidential election, the very first visitor to arrive at State House to toast the…

Survivor Zuma faces toughest fight yet
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Survivor Zuma faces toughest fight yet

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Mduduzi Mathuthu JOHANNESBURG-SOUTH African President Jacob Zuma has survived countless personal and political crises, but the release of a report into alleged “state capture” this week has…

Zuma, Mugabe seek closer ties
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Zuma, Mugabe seek closer ties

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire HARARE-CLOSE regional allies Zimbabwe and South Africa this week sought to deepen political and economic ties by holding an inaugural Bi-National Commission (BNC)…

Africa: Stop the laughter
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Africa: Stop the laughter

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Mkhosana Mathobela Bingweni PART of the poverty of post-colonial thinking is the fallacy that slavery and colonialism ended and Africa must now take total responsibility of…

Fees protests: Zuma tries to put out flames
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Fees protests: Zuma tries to put out flames

Staff Reporter - Oct 17, 2016

By Lenin Ndebele IMAGES of a South African priest, bloodied by a rubber bullet as he stood in front of his church during a student protest, have focused…

Questions mount over South Africa’s planned nuclear power deal
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Questions mount over South Africa’s planned nuclear power deal

Staff Reporter - Sep 30, 2016

By Hartmut Winkler Nuclear energy in South Africa is a very contentious issue. The decision on whether to proceed with the construction of a fleet of nuclear…

WHAT THEY SAID: 71st Session of UN General Assembly
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WHAT THEY SAID: 71st Session of UN General Assembly

Staff Reporter - Sep 23, 2016

Jacob Zuma, South Africa  Illicit financial flows Illicit financial flows deprive developing countries of the much-needed economic resources to uplift their economies in order to provide basic…

Reed Dance charms Khama – Bachelor President  wants more of the same
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Reed Dance charms Khama – Bachelor President wants more of the same

Staff Reporter - Sep 05, 2016

By Tileni Mongudhi BOTSWANA President Ian Khama ribbed his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma on Tuesday after the leaders attended a parade of thousands of Swazi maidens during…

Of downgrades and divisions: which way out for South Africa?
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Of downgrades and divisions: which way out for South Africa?

Staff Reporter - Mar 30, 2016

By Jakkie Cilliers The months ahead will determine the future of the South African democracy project. If the country is downgraded to sub-investment grade status, it will extend…