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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Cameron, Obama and Danish PM pose for political selfie at Mandela memorial

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:29am by Keira Lu Huang and Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse and Keira Lu Huang US President Barack Obama may have moved the masses attending Nelson Mandela’s memorial service with his stirring eulogy on Tuesday, but it was his grinning “selfie” with the Danish and British premiers that set soc ...

  2. 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

    ... as the political home of privileged whites. The ultra-left Economic Freedom Fighters, led by Julius Malema, a populist politician who was expelled from the ANC, was in third place with 4.3 per cent. While ...

  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

    ... to the organisation is greater than their loyalty to its current leadership,” said political commentator Steven Friedman. A record 25 million voters registered for the elections amid mounting anger over ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

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

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

    ... goes into the most hotly contested election since the end of apartheid. Zuma's homestead near Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal, his political stronghold and one of South Africa's poorest provinces, has been at the centre of a long political controversy dubbed "Nkandlagate". He has insisted he paid for new buildings there out of his own pocket while the government funded ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    S Africa’s Zuma thrown political lifeline

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 11:56am by Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg

    ... and the presidency. The number of ANC members in the southeastern province of KwaZulu-Natal might seem like a detail only of interest to South African political scientists. In fact, the number may well ... He or she will almost certainly become the next president of the country, thanks to the party’s electoral predominance. Five years after ousting president Thabo Mbeki in an act of political ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    New opposition alliance in South Africa falls apart after five days

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

    ... had sought to bring her into politics over many years. Ramphele last year formed her own party, named Agang, or Build, in the Sesotho language, but struggled to gain political momentum. ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Striking South African miners open talks with platinum firms

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:17pm by Reuters in Rustenburg

    ... economy and the political standing of President Jacob Zuma’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party, which faces an election in just over three months. Despite its efforts, the government ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

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

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

    ... with emotion" but no one had yet contested it. Mandela's other bequeathments reflected a life in politics and championing education. Mandela gave around US$4,500 each to members of staff, including ...

  10. 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 ... The ANC has entered each election with vital logistic and political support from the trade union umbrella group Cosatu- of which Numsa is the biggest member- and the Communist Party. With more ...




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