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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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Only Zuma can remove Dlamini – Ramaphosa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will not support calls for the removal of embattled Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini‚ saying only President Jacob Zuma is in a position to evaluate a minister’s performance. Ramaphosa was answering a wide range of questions in the National Assembly yesterday‚ including on the social grant …

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Xenophobia: Nigerians Fight Back In South Africa, Confront Protesters With Guns

Following several attacks on Nigerians by South Africans, Nigerians in South Africa have allegedly taken up arms to defend themselves against xenophobic attacks currently going on in the country. The ongoing alleged xenophobic attacks on Nigerians by South African reportedly taken a new turn on Friday, February 24. Reports from …

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South Africa’s Zuma condemns violence against foreigners

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has condemned acts of violence between citizens and non-nationals, his office said on Friday. Anti-immigrant violence has flared sporadically in South Africa against a background of near-record unemployment, with foreigners being accused of taking jobs from citizens and getting involved in crime. Citizens in Pretoria …

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