ANC leader vows to ‘restore credibility’ after Zuma graft scandals

ANC leader vows to ‘restore credibility’ after Zuma graft scandals

The new head of South Africa's ruling ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, pledged Saturday to "restore the credibility" of the party after a spate of graft scandals involving President Jacob Zuma. ...
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South Africa’s ANC faces Zuma exit options as party seeks to rebuild

South Africa's ruling ANC party met behind closed doors Wednesday as pressure grew on President Jacob Zuma to step down ahead of elections next year when the party risks losing power. ...
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South Africa assembly to study impeachment procedure

South Africa's parliament indicated Sunday it would this week deliberate procedures for presidential impeachment, as pressure mounts on embattled incumbent Jacob Zuma. ...
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South Africa: Ramaphosa calls for unity in maiden speech as ANC chief

South Africa: Ramaphosa calls for unity in maiden speech as ANC chief

The newly elected head of South Africa's ruling ANC party called for unity and an end to "vested interests" in politics in his maiden speech Thursday after a bruising leadership contest. ...
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Anti-apartheid heroes slam Zuma as ANC elects new chief

Anti-apartheid heroes slam Zuma as ANC elects new chief

The African National Congress was lauded for its moral authority in the fight against apartheid in South Africa, but many veterans of that era are deeply disillusioned by the party’s actions today. As delegates prepare to elect a new leader to succeed J...
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Weakened and divided, South Africa’s ANC to elect a new leader

Weakened and divided, South Africa’s ANC to elect a new leader

South Africa's ruling ANC party holds a conference starting Saturday to elect its new leader in a hotly contested two-way race seen as a pivotal moment in the country's post-apartheid history. ...
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South Africa, Angola presidents to visit Zimbabwe Wednesday

South Africa, Angola presidents to visit Zimbabwe Wednesday

Angolan President Joao Lourenco said he and South African President Jacob Zuma would fly to Zimbabwe on Wednesday following talks between regional leaders on the crisis engulfing the country. ...
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Zimbabwe: Developments since the military takeover

Zimbabwe: Developments since the military takeover

Here is a timeline of the developing political crisis in Zimbabwe, where the country's 93-year-old president, Robert Mugabe, insists he is still in power despite a military takeover and a rising clamour for him to quit. ...
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Mugabe says he’s under house arrest, says Zuma

Mugabe says he’s under house arrest, says Zuma

President Robert Mugabe is under house arrest in Zimbabwe, South African President Jacob Zuma said in a statement Wednesday after the Zimbabwean military appeared to have taken control of the country. ...
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EXTRA: ‘I won’t leave it to God’ — Falana to sue FG after falling into manhole

EXTRA: ‘I won’t leave it to God’ — Falana to sue FG after falling into manhole

Femi Falana is presently “limping and using a walking stick”. The federal government, he says, is to blame for his condition. The senior advocate of Nigeria said he sustained injuries The post EXTRA: ‘I won’t leave it to God’ — ...
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