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Johannesburg (AFP) South African President Jacob Zuma admitted Saturday that voters were “not happy” with the ruling ANC party as it began a five-day conference to elect his successor as party leader. Zuma said in his keynote conference address that the African National Congress’s poor local election results last year “were a stark reminder that our people are not happy with the state of the ANC”. Zuma, who has led the ANC since 2007, detailed problems afflicting the party, which has lost much popularity since Nelson Mandela led it toRead More
Johannesburg (AFP) South Africa’s jovial leader Jacob Zuma is a former herdboy who fought in the anti-apartheid struggle and has held onto the presidency despite a plethora of scandals. Now aged 75, he has survived by building a network of loyal African National Congress (ANC) lawmakers and officials, and by trading on the party’s legacy as the organisation that ended white-minority rule. Among the stains on his presidency have been allegedly fostering a culture of government corruption and leading the country into a quagmire of low growth and record unemployment.Read More

Posted On December 13, 2017By AdminIn None

S.African court blasts Zuma over graft inquiry report

A South African court on Wednesday reprimanded President Jacob Zuma as "seriously reckless" after he challenged the recommendations of the country's anti-corruption watchdog for a graft probe against him.Read More
South Africa's elite police unit said Thursday that it was investigating a journalist at the request of the country's spy agency after he made corruption and tax avoidance allegations against President Jacob Zuma.Read More
The publishers of a book alleging widespread corruption against South Africa's President Jacob Zuma vowed on Monday to resist a demand from the country's spy agency that they withdraw it.Read More
Johannesburg (AFP) The publishers of a book alleging widespread corruption against South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma vowed on Monday to resist a demand from the country’s spy agency that they withdraw it. The State Security Agency demanded on Friday that NB Publishers remove from bookstores the work by investigative journalist Jacques Pauw after alleging it contained classified intelligence. They also claimed that the book, “The President’s Keepers”, was “replete with inaccuracies”. The publishers said in a legal letter that “the information contained in the book is true and of undeniableRead More
South Africa's spy agency threatened on Friday to seek a banning order for a newly released book that makes a series of corruption allegations against President Jacob Zuma.Read More
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal overturned on Friday a decision by prosecutors to set aside almost 800 graft charges against President Jacob Zuma, clearing the way for his prosecution.Read More
An ex-wife of South African President Jacob Zuma was re-appointed a lawmaker in parliament on Thursday, in what is being seen as her latest step to secure the country's presidency in two years' time.Read More
An ex-wife of South African President Jacob Zuma said Thursday that she was being re-appointed a lawmaker in parliament, in what is being seen as her latest step to secure the country's presidency in two years' time.Read More