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...
Jacob Zuma

Zuma’s vote of no confidence saga hots up

JOHANNESBURG. — South Africa’s attention was yesterday focused on the Constitutional Court as some of the best legal minds in the country once again argued on a matter involving President Jacob 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...