Friday, October 19, 2018

Tag: African National Congress

South African Tour to Trace Nelson Mandela’s...

QUNU, South Africa (AP) — July 18 marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013. Visitors can follow in Mandela's...

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...

Amid Calls for Impeachment, South Africa’s Zuma...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president said Tuesday he is appointing a commission of inquiry to look into corruption allegations that have led to...

What’s the Next Step for President Zuma...

South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress, suffered its biggest election defeat to the Democratic Alliance party in the just concluded municipal elections. ANC...

South Africa President Needs Land Expropriation Bill...

South African President Jacob Zuma has asked parliament to explain the process it followed in passing a bill allowing state expropriations of land to...

South Africa’s DA Party Boldly Used Nelson...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ov_jfKaxa4&feature=youtu.be After South Africa's Democratic Alliance released a campaign ad featuring former President Nelson Mandela's voice Sunday, his grandson called out the party for its...

South Africa Court: President Violated Constitution for...

The highest court in South Africa has ruled that President Jacob Zuma violated the constitution when he failed to repay government money spent on...

South Africa Claims U.S. Diplomats Are Secretly...

South Africa’s ruling party has accused U.S. diplomats of “irregular activities,” claiming that Washington is trying to foment regime change inside the country. A spokesman...

South Africa President Switches Gears About $23M...

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has made a U-turn in court over his refusal to repay some of the $23 million of state money...

South Africa Education System in a State...

South Africa's minister of education openly admits that the country's schools are in a state of crisis. How did we get here and what...

Was Nelson Mandela a Sellout? Freedom Fighter’s...

Nelson Mandela is known by many epithets: freedom fighter, anti-apartheid hero, global icon. But two years after his death, a heated debate has emerged in...

International Criminal Court May Lose Support From...

The International Criminal Court faced calls to change its approach in Africa or face losing some of its largest members as Kenya and South...

South Africa Has a New Contender for...

The race for South Africa’s top job is heating up. Seventeen months into his job as deputy president, it was assumed that Cyril Ramaphosa—a...

The #FeesMustFall Hashtag Becomes Rallying Cry for...

The likes of the widespread student protests seen across South Africa this week have not been seen since students led the opposition to apartheid....

Mass Protest at a South African University...

In what is being characterized as a defining moment in South African higher education, a student protest took place at a major university to...

South Africa Plans to Withdraw from the...

South Africa plans to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over concerns that the court is biased against African nations, Reuters reports. The ICC...

Scholars Argue That Social Welfare Grants Would...

The conventional interpretation of economic freedom in the Western world refers to the freedom individuals have to work, produce, consume and invest in an...

Sudanese President Has an International Warrant for...

A South African judge has issued an interim order to prevent visiting Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir from leaving the country due to an...

8 Ways The Ugly Remnants of Apartheid...

When Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first Black president in 1994, his ascent was celebrated worldwide and represented a change in the country’s hateful...