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  1. 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

    ... challenging”. Zuma has been a lightning rod for criticism of the ANC. He came to office facing rape and corruption charges and has most recently been pilloried for spending US$23 million of taxpayer ... joblessness, inequality and corruption. Turnout is said to be over 70 per cent, including hundreds of thousands of “Born Free” South Africans, who were registered to vote in a general election ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Burglars raped my wife, reveals South African President Jacob Zuma

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

    ... as well as a succession of government corruption scandals, are unlikely to reduce support for the ANC, which has won each of the four elections since apartheid ended in 1994. Official figures ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    'Zuma case dropped under pressure'

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg

    ... as part of a sprawling corruption probe surrounding a multi-billion-dollar arms deal in which one of his advisors was convicted, but he was cleared just three weeks ahead of the April 2009 ... in 2007 with corruption, fraud and racketeering for his suspected role in soliciting payments from French arms firm Thales while he was vice president between 1999 and 2005. ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa’s Zuma accused of spending millions of taxpayer dollars

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:26pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Pretoria Watchdog says president spent HK$177m turning his home into 'display of opulence' Zuma facing calls to quit over splurge with tax cash Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, faces calls for his resignation after an anti-corruption watchdog found 246 million rand (HK$177.53 million) of taxpayers' money had turned his private home ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African black leader scraps week-old electoral pact

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

    ... be trusted to see any project through to its conclusion,” she said. The ANC’s support has waned amid corruption scandals and charges it has failed to rescue millions of blacks from poverty, ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Nelson Mandela leaves US$4m estate to family, staff, schools and ANC

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 05:05pm by AFP

    ... which Mandela led to victory in the first democratic elections in 1994, could receive up to 30 per cent of his royalties. The ANC- which is struggling amid allegations of corruption ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa ends backing for ANC

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

    ... support. "The congress called on President Jacob Zuma to resign with immediate effect because of his administration's pursuit of neo-liberal policies... steeped in corruption, patronage ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus and beloved statesman, dies at 95

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 06:17am by AP

    ... of the white minority, declaring his intention to establish "a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world." Critics said his five-year presidency was marred by corruption and rising ... and the African National Congress has struggled to deliver on promises. It is a front runner ahead of 2014 elections, but corruption scandals and other missteps have undercut some of the promise ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African ANC rebel bailed on charge in 10 minutes

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... 4.2 million rand (US$3.9 million) in a scam involving government contracts. But they did not file other charges, contrary to media reports he faced trial for fraud and corruption. Malema ... to address around a thousand cheering supporters. Malema mocked the president, Jacob Zuma, as "illiterate" and called for him to be ousted and charged with corruption. "I'm here ...

  10. 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 ... "President Zuma is a masterful strategist," said Basson. "He's been able to survive a rape trial as well as a corruption trial. He came out of these trials and presented himself ...




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