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South Africa: Jacob Zuma faces 18 criminal charges on multi-billion rand payments for arms deal

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma, president until Wednesday when he resigned on live TV, faces an uncertain future as his legal challenges mount and his support network crumbles. Analysts sketch several scenarios for Zuma, an anti-apartheid activist who rose to the presidency only to become thickly tarred by a reputation for …

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Funny send-off for Zuma.

South Africa’s immediate past president, Jacob Zuma, may have left office but cartoonists ensured that they gave him a befitting send-off. Along with the hashtag #ZumaHasFallen, cartoonists and twitter users poked fun at the fourth president of South Africa. He resigned on Wednesday under the threat of legislative impeachment. FOLLOW …

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‘Revolutions’ across Africa. What Country Should be Next?

After days of defying orders from the ruling African National Congress ANC to leave office, South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma, has resigned. His resignation stemming from intense pressure from his own party and on the eve of a no-confidence vote in parliament. FOLLOW US ON:  INSTAGRAM, LINKEDIN, YOUTUBE, TWITTER & FACEBOOK In a televised statement late on …

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Jacob Zuma Steps Down as South Africa’s President

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect. He made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday evening. Earlier, Mr Zuma’s governing ANC party told him to resign or face a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday. The 75-year-old …

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ANC calls for Zuma’s resignation today.

The South African embattled President; Jacob Zuma has been given resignation deadline by the country’s ruling party; the Africa National Congress (ANC), lest they go ahead with a vote of no confidence motion in the National Assembly. Meanwhile, the country’s Police minister has ruled out the possibility of arresting the …

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ANC to remove Zuma as South Africa’s head of state.

South Africa’s ruling ANC party resolved Tuesday to oust scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from office after he refused to resign, local media reported following marathon closed-door talks. The party’s powerful 107-member national executive committee (NEC) met for 13 hours at a hotel outside Pretoria, and decided it would “recall” Zuma …

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