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Thousands hit the streets in South Africa seeking Zuma’s removal

Thousands of South Africans have gathered on Friday in the streets of Durban, Pretoria, Johannesburg and other cities to march against the presidency of Jacob Zuma. Led by the main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party, workers’ unions, civil society groups, students, politicians and the general public have come out in …

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SA rand falls as Zuma sacks finance minister

South Africa’s rand plunged more than 5% overnight after President Jacob Zuma sacked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Nine other ministers were sacked as the president overhauled his cabinet. Mr Gordhan was seen by many as a bulwark against corruption in an administration that is facing growing criticism. President Jacob Zuma …

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‘He must say sorry and step down’

The battle for the soul of the ANC played out at the funeral of struggle icon Ahmed Kathrada yesterday as present and former party leaders called on President Jacob Zuma to honour Kathrada’s wish and step down as president. As Kathrada was buried at the Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg, former …

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South Africa’s Zuma summons finance minister from London

South African President Jacob Zuma ordered Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to return from an investor roadshow to Britain and the United States immediately without giving any reason. The presidency issued a statement in that regard confirming earlier media reports. “President Jacob Zuma has instructed the Minister of Finance Mr Pravin …

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Teachers who beat school kids will be punished‚ Zuma warns

Teachers found guilty of beating children in schools will be punished‚ President Jacob Zuma warned on Saturday. Speaking at the National Teaching Awards Ceremony in Midrand‚ north of Johannesburg‚ he said there were social ills that must be rooted out from schools‚ one of which was corporal punishment.. He said …

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Jacob Zuma bans 9 African countries from entering South Africa

South African president, Jacob Zuma has pulled a massive shocker after announcing an immediate ban to all citizens from Southern Africa. Effective immediately, citizens from these countries will no longer be allowed in South Africa in what Zuma called a temporary freeze : Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, …

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