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NPA decision on Jacob Zuma is a ‘witch-hunt’, says Edward Zuma

DURBAN, 19 March 2018 – Edward Zuma, the eldest son of former president Jacob Zuma, said in a statement on Monday that the decision taken by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to pursue a corruption case against his father was a “witch-hunt” and “very suspicious”. In his statement addressed to “all South Africans and global citizens”, Edward Zuma […]

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Dlamini-Zuma assumes duties in the presidency

JOHANNESBURG, March 3 – Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, assumed her duties in the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Friday, the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) said. Dlamini-Zuma was welcomed by the senior management of the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) led by the Director General, Mpumi […]

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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 […]

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ANC presidential hopeful Lindiwe Sisulu slams ‘slate politics’

JOHANNESBURG, November 7 – The African National Congress (ANC) ”slate politics” will plunge the ruling party into a deeper crisis than it is experiencing presently, party presidential hopeful Lindiwe Sisulu said after she was not named among leading contender Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s “winning team”.     ”Unfortunately, the recent pronouncement of a slate can […]