Tag: President Jacob Zuma

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…

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.…