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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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South Africa’s parliament has scheduled a motion of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma for February 22, the parliament’s speaker said on Friday, following a request from the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party. “Ms Mbete informed EFF leader Mr Julius Malema that she had decided to schedule their requested motion of no …

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Will Zuma deliver State of Nation Address next week?

A meeting between President Jacob Zuma and the top six officials of the ruling party could determine whether Zuma will deliver the State of the Nation address next week. The state broadcaster said on Thursday, that ‘the meeting is expected to center around Zuma’s future as Head of State’. The …

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