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Agreement reached on DRC roadmap – Zuma
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Agreement reached on DRC roadmap – Zuma

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

SADC chair and South African President Jacob Zuma says an agreement has been reached regarding the roadmap that will lead to the elections in the Democratic Republic…

Rand drops on Zuma’s surprise ‘pro-nuclear’ cabinet reshuffle
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Rand drops on Zuma’s surprise ‘pro-nuclear’ cabinet reshuffle

Editor Southern Times - Oct 17, 2017

Cape Town - The rand lost more than 0.5% within minutes of President Jacob Zuma's announcement of yet another surprise Cabinet reshuffle. The biggest move is that…

Revert back to the original mission
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Revert back to the original mission

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

We would like to start by congratulating Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi for his re-election as the ruling party, FRELIMO’s president. This will give him the mandate to…

Zimbabwe officials start work on One Stop Border Post
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Zimbabwe officials start work on One Stop Border Post

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Business Reporter Zimbabwe’s technocrats on Monday started modalities for the implementation of the Beitbridge One Stop Border Stop (OSBP) to reinforce its standing as the busiest…

Zambia, SA in second Joint Commission Cooperation meeting
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Zambia, SA in second Joint Commission Cooperation meeting

Editor Southern Times - Oct 11, 2017

LUSAKA - The South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, arrived in Lusaka, Zambia, on Wednesday to co-chair the Second Session of the Joint Commission for…

Cosatu marches against Zuma
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Cosatu marches against Zuma

Editor Southern Times - Oct 02, 2017

Johannesburg – South Africans all over the country on Wednesday added their voice to the growing call for President Jacob Zuma to step down, in a march…

We need to change the trajectory, says ANC Chief Whip
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We need to change the trajectory, says ANC Chief Whip

Editor Southern Times - Sep 11, 2017

ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu is wary of further twists and turns to the smear campaigns that erupted spectacularly over Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the weekend.…

Exploit natural gas reserves, says SADC chair
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Exploit natural gas reserves, says SADC chair

Editor Southern Times - Aug 28, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Pretoria – The 37th SADC Summit of heads of state and government has directed the SADC Secretariat to facilitate the establishment of a regional…

Mswati, Zuma to appoint envoy to DRC
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Mswati, Zuma to appoint envoy to DRC

Editor Southern Times - Aug 28, 2017

By Gugu Mahlalela Pretoria – Swaziland’s King Mswati III may have handed over the SADC chairmanship to South African President Jacob Zuma, but he has one important…

None ourselves but can create the SADC that we want
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None ourselves but can create the SADC that we want

Editor Southern Times - Aug 28, 2017

The just-ended 37th SADC Summit in Pretoria, South Africa, prove once again that there is more that unites the region than that which divides it and that…

Zuma won, but the ANC will never be a united party again
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Zuma won, but the ANC will never be a united party again

Editor Southern Times - Aug 21, 2017

By Prince Mashele To say there is victory in defeat sounds like a contradiction in terms. But, this is exactly what happened when South Africa’s opposition parties…

Mswati opens 37th SADC Summit, hands over chair to Zuma
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Mswati opens 37th SADC Summit, hands over chair to Zuma

Editor Southern Times - Aug 20, 2017

Your Excellency, Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa and Deputy Chairperson of SADC, Your Excellences heads of state and government, honourable minister’s, Your Excellency…

Secret ballot outcome – does Zuma dream of electoral sheep?
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Secret ballot outcome – does Zuma dream of electoral sheep?

Staff Reporter - Aug 14, 2017

This was the eighth no confidence motion tabled against President Jacob Zuma, and the only one by secret ballot. There was talk of something called a “conscience”.…

Two political parties, different countries- same challenges
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Two political parties, different countries- same challenges

Staff Reporter - Jul 17, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - A closer analysis of the just ended 5th ANC policy conference shows that the party has so much in common with Zimbabwe’s…

Time for tangible economic benefits for Africans, not fancy concept papers
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Time for tangible economic benefits for Africans, not fancy concept papers

Staff Reporter - Jul 03, 2017

In southern Africa, the past months saw intense debates around the issues pertaining to what is white monopoly capital, state capture and radical economic transformation. The debate…

Ramaphosa ready to face ghosts of Marikana
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Ramaphosa ready to face ghosts of Marikana

Staff Reporter - May 22, 2017

> Tichaona Zindoga Johannesburg - A woman and ghosts of the past. These are the two things that are stànding between a man who would be king…

Zuma: Against history and present
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Zuma: Against history and present

Staff Reporter - May 15, 2017

Tichaona Zindoga Johannesburg- THE HEAT has turned up on South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, as three former presidents and a former deputy have added their voices to…

Local is lekker – Push for local content way to go
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Local is lekker – Push for local content way to go

Staff Reporter - Apr 28, 2017

By Jonathan Mbiriyamveka HARARE – Former South Africa Broadcasting Corporation chief operating officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng is “different things to different people.” On one hand he is…

Will liberation parties wither reactionary storm across the region?
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Will liberation parties wither reactionary storm across the region?

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Factionalism, personality clashes, succession battles. All these matters not when it comes to the election season. Zimbabwe’s revolutionary Zanu-PF party always comes top…

Zuma’s critics within the ANC are vocal. But will they act?
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Zuma’s critics within the ANC are vocal. But will they act?

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Roger Southall There is a lot of brave talk about standing up to President Jacob Zuma after the dismissal of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan amid a wider…