Jacob Zuma

South Africa: ANC conference kicks off

ANC leader Jacob Zuma is facing a challenge from his deputy, Kgalema MotlantheThe African National Congress's elective conference kicks off in Mangaung at the weekend, with close to 5,000 members expected to attend.

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SA politicians demand answers after Zuma deploys army to Marikana

President Jacob Zuma deployed the army last weekend in a bid to stem the violence in Marikana/Photo©ReutersSecurity analysts say there is nothing wrong with President Jacob Zuma's deployment of the South African Defense Force (SANDF) to assist the police to keep law and order in the country.

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Grieving Lonmin workers won't budge amid ultimatum

only a quarter of Lonmin's labour force reported for work on Monday morning/Photo/ReutersSouth African President Jacob Zuma has declared a week of mourning starting on Monday following the brutal killing of 34 miners by police last weeek.

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Zimbabwe: Mugabe disagrees with Zuma on new draft constitution

President Mugabe's party, Zanu PF wants a clause whittling down the president's powers thrown out/Photo/ReutersSouth African President Jacob Zuma says there are 'hitches' in Zimbabwe's inclusive government although progress has been in the implementation of a power sharing deal between President Robert Mugabe and his opponents.

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China-Africa: A summit amidst slowdown

China's trade with African countries reached $166bn in 2011/Photo/XINHUA/LI TAO/AFPSouth Africa's President Zuma has warned that Africa's ties with China are unbalanced.

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LIMPOPO PROVINCE : Spoiling for a punch-up

zumamalemaPolitical factions are battling for control of a key South African province as central government steps in to control its finances. The outcome may affect nothing less than the future of the ruling party.


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