Tag: President Jacob Zuma

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…

South Africa and the Colonial Unconscious
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South Africa and the Colonial Unconscious

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Mkhosana Mathobela Bingweni Once again South Africa is politically and economically on the boil with high voltage calls for the impeachment of President Jacob Zuma. He…

When South Africa sneezes SADC catches the cold
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When South Africa sneezes SADC catches the cold

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Tiri Masawi WINDHOEK – Recent events in South Africa where President Jacob Zuma unexpectedly wielded the axe on former Minister of Finance Pravin Godhan and eight more…

SA’s junk status won’t affect Nam – experts
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SA’s junk status won’t affect Nam – experts

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Economic experts say that South Africa’s credit rating downgrade to junk status is not likely to create instability in Namibia’s financial system…

ANC ponders policy, leadership
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ANC ponders policy, leadership

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Tichaona Zindoga JOHANNESBURG - The ruling African National Congress, facing a myriad challenges from socio-economic pressures to questions about leadership, is due to hold its policy…

Zuma talks tough
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Zuma talks tough

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Tichaona Zindoga JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma has reignited the emotive issue of land redistribution here, urging black parties to unite and amend the country’s constitution…

Zuma’s nephew to pay US$1.6m for mine ruin
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Zuma’s nephew to pay US$1.6m for mine ruin

Staff Reporter - Sep 09, 2016

Khulubuse Zuma, a nephew of President Jacob Zuma, agreed to pay R23 million (US$1.6 million) to settle a lawsuit that found him partly responsible for the destruction…

SA steps down from politics, defence organ
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SA steps down from politics, defence organ

Staff Reporter - Aug 30, 2016

> Staff Reporter SOUTH Africa is to end its membership of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) troika on politics, defence and security. “South Africa will cease…

ANC must reconnect with black majority
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ANC must reconnect with black majority

Staff Reporter - Aug 22, 2016

By Joram Nyathi THE South African political landscape is fast unravelling. It is not a pretty prospect for the people of Nelson Mandela’s rainbow nation, nor for the…

Prosperity tougher than liberation struggle – Zuma
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Prosperity tougher than liberation struggle – Zuma

Staff Reporter - Apr 26, 2016

By Elvis Muraranganda Windhoek- South African President Jacob Zuma yesterday drew parallels between the struggle for economic prosperity and the fight for independence, saying the former is the…

South Africa: There must be 50 ways to lose your President
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South Africa: There must be 50 ways to lose your President

Staff Reporter - Apr 25, 2016

Since the start of the year, the big political question has not been the local government elections, or what really happened at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.…

Luminaries, Comrades and Objectors: A growing army of Zuma’s opponents
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Luminaries, Comrades and Objectors: A growing army of Zuma’s opponents

Staff Reporter - Apr 20, 2016

It has been almost two weeks since the Constitutional Court slammed President Jacob Zuma and the National Assembly for ignoring the Public Protector’s Nkandla report. It’s almost…

Zuma celebrates 74th birthday amid growing opposition
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Zuma celebrates 74th birthday amid growing opposition

Staff Reporter - Apr 19, 2016

South African President Jacob Zuma celebrated his 74th birthday on Tuesday, amid growing calls for his resignation, mostly from the opposition. “My birthday wish is to see…

ANC at 104: The year of advancing people’s power
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ANC at 104: The year of advancing people’s power

Staff Reporter - Jan 20, 2016

> Ranjeni Munusamy The ANC’s slogan for 2016 could be something of a dare to the people of South Africa. People’s power could sweep the ANC towards…

Zuma climbs down
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Zuma climbs down

Staff Reporter - Dec 18, 2015

> Ranjeni Munusamy The drama and financial carnage precipitated by the firing of former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene on 9 December resulted in an unprecedented backpedal by…