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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African President Jacob Zuma faces ANC leadership challenge

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Despite the cadres' best efforts, 12 months of celebrations to mark the party's 100th year have been drowned out by allegations of corruption, flashes of authoritarianism and economic ... yet prove to be the end of South Africa's 18-year honeymoon with the ANC. "President Zuma has been a very indecisive president," said Adriaan Basson, author of Zuma Exposed. ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Family feud over where to bury Nelson Mandela grows

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Mandela remained in a "critical but stable" condition, South Africa's presidency said yesterday, adding South Africans should begin planning for the former leader's 95th birthday on July 18. Over the weekend, retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu said South Africans were praying for Mandela's "comfort and dignity". Hundreds of South Africans have been ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Ruling ANC party gets ‘overwhelming mandate’ from South African voters

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg African National Congress secures healthy majority in elections but sees its proportion of the vote diminish as opposition parties improve their poll standings South Africans have voted resoundingly to extend the African National Congress’ 20-year rule, ignoring leadership scandals and economic malaise in a wholesale display of loyalty ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa’s ruling ANC takes clear lead in first ‘Born Free’ election

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:15pm by Reuters in Pretoria

    ... Reuters in Pretoria African National Congress looks set to win South Africa election after securing 59.7 per cent of the vote after one third of ballots counted, election officials say The ruling African National Congress (ANC) took a clear lead on Thursday in South Africa’s first ‘Born Free’ election, involving voters with no memory of the white-minority rule that ended in 1994. ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    20 years after first all-race elections, divide between rich and poor remains

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:04am by AP

    ... elections on May 7 that are likely to result in the ruling African National Congress (ANC)- which led the fight against apartheid and has dominated politics since its demise- returning to power with a smaller majority, reflecting a growing discontent with the party. One candidate is Julius Malema, the expelled head of the ANC's youth league and now leader of an upstart party that wants ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Burglars raped my wife, reveals South African President Jacob Zuma

    Posted May 06th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... hit back on Monday. He said the issue had been stirred up by the media and rival parties. "People don't think the Nkandla is an issue to affect [African National Congress ... to be enough to give the party another election landslide. "We think the ANC will win overwhelmingly, not just by the skin of its teeth," Zuma said. High joblessness and poverty levels, ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa ends backing for ANC

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 03:53am by AFP

    ... National Congress, a tectonic shift in the country's politics ahead of elections next year. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) announced the break at a special congress of members. "Numsa as an organisation will neither endorse nor support the ANC or any other party in 2014," said leader Irvin Jim, who also called on President Jacob Zuma to resign. ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    New opposition alliance in South Africa falls apart after five days

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:36am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Johannesburg New opposition alliance falls apart after five days South Africa's main opposition party said a plan to join forces with another opposition group to challenge the ruling party in elections this year had collapsed, just five days after the leaders of the two groups held an upbeat news conference to announce they were merging their campaigns. ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa police arrest four in anti-terror sting

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 05:59pm by AFP

    ... arrested... not linked to the conference at all.... Those people were arrested in different places in the country.” Local media claimed that the plot was targeting the African National Congress ... in blasts that shook the Johannesburg township of Soweto in October 2002. South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance condemned the alleged plot and appeared to link it to the ANC party meeting. ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African black leader scraps week-old electoral pact

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 07:11pm by Reuters

    ... it represents the interests of the white minority, against the ruling African National Congress (ANC). Her change of heart frustrates the party’s drive to woo black voters from President Jacob Zuma’s ... the Democratic Alliance and would stay with her own Agang party. Agang has gained little traction in its one-year existence despite growing voter disaffection with the ANC. Ramphele’s defection ...




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