Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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In South Africa, a Defiant Zuma Says...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Jacob Zuma broke his silence Wednesday to disagree with the ruling party's order to resign and say he'd...

Zuma Drama Overshadows South Africa’s Mandela Commemorations

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The drama over whether South African President Jacob Zuma soon will leave office because of corruption allegations is overshadowing commemorations of...

S. Africa’s Zuma Dismissive of Critics Demanding...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, June 22, sparred with opposition lawmakers in a parliamentary debate over presidential scandals and...

S. Africa’s Ruling Party Divided Over Fate...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ruling party critics of South African President Jacob Zuma pushed for his resignation on Sunday amid concern about alleged corruption at...

President Zuma Accuses Global Giants Barclays, JP...

  Local and international banks have been accused by South Africa's competition watchdog of rigging the price of South Africa's currency, the rand. Global giants Barclays,...

If #ZumaMustFall, What Happens Next? Will Racism...

Some South Africans are calling for the removal of South African president Jacob Zuma. And perhaps he should go. But if he does, what...

South African President Jacob Zuma: ‘All Continents...

There’s no question that Africa as a continent is a pretty big place. The land mass fits 54 countries and more than a billion...

Egyptians Swear in President Sisi, While South...

As South African President Jacob Zuma entered a hospital for testing after being advised to get some rest, on the opposite end of the African...

Zuma Inaugurated in South Africa; Terrorists Target...

While South African President Jacob Zuma was inaugurated for his second term in Pretoria, farther north on the continent Nigeria and Somalia were grappling...

Mandela Celebrated at Westminster Abbey in London...

The celebrations of Nelson Mandela aren't over yet. This week Mandela became the first foreigner ever honored in a service at Westminster Abbey in...

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s Anti-apartheid Icon, is...

South African President Jacob Zuma has announced that Nelson Mandela's is dead. Here is what he said: Fellow South Africans, our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding...

African Leaders Meeting to Discuss Zimbabwe’s Upcoming...

SADC Calls Summit to Discuss Zimbabwe Election South African President Jacob Zuma is set to host a meeting with his regional counterparts who make up...

China President Xi Travels to Africa to...

Chinese President Xi Jinping used his first overseas trip to travel to Africa and address head-on the growing perception that his nation's expanding presence...

South Africa Sends Troops to Central African...

South Africa has joined the U.S., France and several other African nations in pledging to commit troops to stop the Seleka rebels from overtaking...

Critics Attack President Zuma After Racial Comments...

South African President Jacob Zuma is such a controversial figure in his country that his every utterance can be blown up to scandal proportions....

South Africa Reveals Mandela Has Lung Infection,...

The South Africa government has revealed that former President Nelson Mandela is suffering from a recurring lung infection. Mandela, 94, has been treated at 1...

Zuma Proposes $97 Billion Building Program in...

In an effort to rescue his nation's crumbling economy, South African President Jacob Zuma yesterday announced a massive building program that would spend $97...

South African Activist Julius Malema Facing Money...

South African political activist Julius Malema was free on bail late Wednesday after being arrested on money-laundering charges earlier in the day. The former African...

Arrest Warrant Issued For South African Firebrand...

A lawyer for South African politician Julius Malema says an arrest warrant has been issued for her client. Nicqui Galaktiou says authorities have confirmed the...

South African Government Takes Steps To Crack...

The South African government has announced steps designed to put down the ongoing mining unrest that has crippled production in the mineral-rich nation. Justice Minister...

South African President Zuma Names Commission to...

The massacre at the platinum mine that has rocked the South African nation has prompted President Jacob Zuma to name a judicial commission to...