In The News South Africa

Febe Potgieter-Gqubule appointed ANC’s elections general manager, resigns from SABC board

JOHANNESBURG, March 1 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) said on Thursday that it has received the resignation of board member and deputy chairperson, Febe Potgieter-Gqubule, after she was appointed as the elections general manager by the African National Congress (ANC). Potgieter-Gqubule undertook to resign from the board if she was appointed in any official capacity which […]

In The News South Africa

Lynne Brown resigns as MP

PARLIAMENT, March 1 – Former South African public enterprises minister Lynne Brown has resigned as a member of Parliament, the office of the governing African National Congress (ANC) chief whip confirmed on Thursday.   “She [Brown] has expressed her gratitude in having served the people of South Africa and thanked the ANC for having given […]

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President Zuma refuses to step down

JOHANNESBURG, FEBRUARY 5 – President Jacob Zuma has stubbornly refused to quit as head of state and has instead dared his African Nation Congress colleagues to remove him “if they have the power to do so” media reports said on Monday. The ruling party’s top brass met Zuma on Sunday night in Pretoria, where reports […]