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President Zuma to face ANC integrity panel

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President Jacob Zuma will be questioned next week by the African National Congress’ (ANC) integrity commission following persistent allegations of corruption and poor election results, the party said on Friday. Zuma’s appearance before the panel could deepen divides within the ANC as it gears up for a national conference next …

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Questions Zuma will face in his last question-and-answer for 2016

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President Jacob Zuma is set to appear in the National Assembly on Wednesday afternoon for his last oral question-and-answer session for the year. Zuma is expected to address: * the global economic challenges and potential growth of the economy; * government efforts at satisfying the concerns expressed by sovereign ratings …

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Scandal-hit Zuma faces no confidence vote

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South Africa’s parliament is to debate a vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma amid growing calls for him to resign. An anti-corruption probe last week raised allegations of misconduct against Mr Zuma. But the ruling African National Congress (ANC) has said the motion “has no chance of succeeding”. …

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I’m not afraid of jail, says Zuma

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South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has said he is not scared of going to prison, days after an investigation found evidence of possible government corruption. This was his first public appearance since an anti-corruption report asked for a judicial inquiry. Mr Zuma, 74, is accused of an improper relationship …

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Zuma Crisis Deepens as Court Orders Release of Graft Report

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The crisis facing South African President Jacob Zuma worsened as the High Court ordered the publication of a report that threatens to expose alleged graft linked to his relationship with a wealthy family and as thousands gathered in Pretoria, the capital, to protest state corruption. The court ordered the nation’s …

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Jacob Zuma caught sleeping during Gordhan’s mid-term budget speech

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In South Africa, all attention yesterday was focused on what Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan had to say in parliament. With the economy under pressure, questions over education funding and the finance minister himself embroiled in a political row, Mr Gordhan’s mini-budget statement was eagerly awaited. But this morning, South Africans …

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