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South Africa"s new party leader targets "billions" in graft

The new leader of South Africa's ruling party vows to crack down on the corruption that has weakened the African National Congress in a new push to end inequities that haunt the nation more than 20 years after the end of white minority rule......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 13th, 2018

New South Africa Party Chief Faces Economic Challenge

New African National Congress leader Cyril Ramaphosa will have to balance pressures to reduce South Africa’s debt and boost growth with his own party’s demands for policies directly supporting the country’s poor, black majority......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 20th, 2017

In Blow to Zuma, South Africa"s Ruling Party Elects Ramaphosa

A former union leader who went on to .....»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 18th, 2017

South Africa"s Jacob Zuma Denies Owning $25m Dubai Palace

The embattled leader has faced a barrage of accusations of graft after a massive email leak......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 4th, 2017

South Africa"s ANC Targets Corruption, Infighting to Salvage Support

Party document acknowledges that it faces 'declining fortunes' among voters......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 12th, 2017

South Africa"s opposition files complaint against Zuma over corruption

South Africa's main opposition party filed a criminal complaint on Tuesday accusing President Jacob Zuma of corruption, after an anti-graft agency released a report listing allegations of influence peddling in his government. "The DA will make sure J.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 15th, 2016

South Africa party storms H&M stores over monkey shirt ad

Members of a South African opposition party have stormed into some H&M stores to protest a promotional image of a black child wearing a sweatshirt with the words "Coolest monkey in the jungle.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 13th, 2018

South Africa"s Zuma Clears Way for Probe of Ties

South African President Jacob Zuma said a commission of inquiry would investigate allegations that he allowed the Gupta family to hold undue sway over his government, a day before his own party is set to discuss whether to force his resignation......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 10th, 2018

Cyril Ramaphosa elected South Africa"s ruling party president

Ramaphosa who is the party and country's deputy president had a tight contest with the former AU Commission chairperson, Nkosazan Dlamini-Zuma.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 18th, 2017

South Africa"s ANC set to elect leader to replace scandal-ridden Zuma

President Zuma will step down as ANC chief at the meeting, but he will remain as head of state ahead of general elections in 2019.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 17th, 2017

South Africa"s Zuma Is Defiant in Last Speech to ANC Party

In a speech, South African President Jacob Zuma attacked the media and his opponents within and outside his party, which has been roiled by allegations of corruption an falling poll numbers......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 16th, 2017

Killings Shake South Africa"s Ruling Party Ahead of Leadership Contest

The killings of two membe.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 15th, 2017

South Korean Opposition Leader Presses U.S. for Nuclear Weapons

The head of South Korea’s conservative opposition party is urging the Trump administration to redeploy tactical nuclear weapons to South Korea to help counter threats from North Korea and change the dynamics on the peninsula.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 25th, 2017

McKinsey drawn into South Africa"s sprawling corruption scandal

The list of global companies being drawn into a vast graft scandal in South Africa is growing......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 19th, 2017

Highest-level North Korean defector says Kim Jong Un could be overthrown within 10 years

Communist Party of Great Britain (Marxist-Leninist)/via REUTERS TVThae Yong Ho, the highest-level diplomatic official to defect from North Korea, told South Korea's JoongAng Daily on Thursday that while North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was "actuall.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 18th, 2017

South African Prez Zuma to face secret ballot of no-confidence on Tuesday

South Africa's parliament will vote by a secret ballot on a no-confidence motion brought against President Jacob Zuma tomorrow, a decision that could see some of his ruling party members voting for his removal. The speaker of the .....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 7th, 2017

Can Democrats Get Rid Of Nancy Pelosi? House Minority Leader Under Siege After Special Election Losses

The Democratic House minority leader is under fire within her own party after failing to pick up seats in Georgia and South Carolina......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 22nd, 2017

Colonialism in Africa: Who is Helen Zille, the South African Politician Whose Tweets are Sparking a Debate About Race?

Zille, the former leader of the opposition, has been forced to apologize after tweeting that colonialism was not entirely bad......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 13th, 2017

South Africa"s Zuma Survives Another Leadership Challenge

President Jacob Zuma survived another revolt against his leadership from within his own party, underlining the control he exerts over the African National Congress despite accelerating allegations of influence-peddling and corruption......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 29th, 2017

Mere Talk of Zuma Ouster Spurs South Africa Bulls to Bet on Rand

Will he stay or will he go? As leaders of South Africa’s ruling party prepare to discuss a potential ouster of President Jacob Zuma, investors are turning bullish on the country’s currency. Societe Generale S.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseMay 24th, 2017

Hunting in Africa: South African Trophy Hunter Crushed to Death By Elephant in Zimbabwe

Theunis Botha was killed by the falling elephant after one of his hunting party shot it dead......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 22nd, 2017