THE TIES THAT BIND . . . With the continuation of relations, and in particular President Jacob Zuma rolling the red carpet for his counterpart, President Mugabe, some interests on both sides of the river are truly miffed

Zim-SA relations go beyond the minor

MY TURN WITH TICHAONA ZINDOGA PRESIDENT Mugabe is leading a Zimbabwean delegation in South Africa for bilateral talks under the banner of the Bi-National Commission. This is the Second Session of the...
President Jacob Zuma

SA focus turns to elective conference

JOHANNESBURG. – Even though President Jacob Zuma survived the no confidence vote, political noise will persist leading up to the ANC elective conference in December, which may put pressure on t...
President Zuma

SA speaker faces decisive moment

JOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN. – South Africa’s National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete must make a rational decision on whether or not to allow MPs to vote by secret ballot in the motion of no confide...
Jacob Zuma

South Africa, the 29th AU summit dilemma

Liesl Louw-Vaudran Correspondent The 29th African Union (AU) summit that takes place in Addis Ababa from 27 June to 4 July is likely to be the first in many years without a South African president in...
Thabo Mbeki

Downfall of Mbeki: The hidden truth

John Pilger Correspondent THE political rupture in South Africa is being presented in the outside world as the personal tragedy and humiliation of one man, Thabo Mbeki. It is reminiscent of the beati...
Zuma

Zuma unfazed by opposition

PRETORIA/CAPE TOWN. – President Zuma has told supporters not to concern themselves with criticism by opposition parties, as that is the job of the opposition.
President Zuma

Peaceful demos rock SA

Johannesburg. – Tens of thousands of protesters marched through South African cities on Friday in an opposition-organised demonstration, as a second ratings agency downgraded the country’s debt...
Residents also woke up to burnt buses in Pretoria's Mamelodi suburb.

UPDATED: 21 Zim robbed, bus torched in SA

Thupeyo Muleya Beitbridge Bureau TWENTY-ONE Zimbabweans travelling to Johannesburg, South Africa, escaped death by a whisker after they were attacked and robbed of their valuables by violent proteste...