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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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ICC withdrawal ‘unconstitutional and invalid’, high court rules

The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that government’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) was unconstitutional and invalid. Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo said President Jacob Zuma and the ministers of justice and international relations are ordered to withdraw the notice of withdrawal. During the hearing …

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SA to honour more than 600 dead in WWI ship sinking

It was a cataclysmic loss among many during World War I. On the foggy early morning of February 21, 1917, in the channel between Britain and France, a British steamship accidentally rammed the smaller SS Mendi, sinking the vessel in about 20 minutes and killing more than 600 southern African …

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Trump scheduled to speak to Buhari and Zuma calls it ‘Africa Day.’

President of the United States (US), Donald Trump, is scheduled to speak via telephone to two African leaders today. Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari – who is currently on vacation in the United Kingdom, and South Africa’s Jacob Zuma are the two leaders in question. The US President’s first African engagement was …

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