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EuroNews
South Africa: Zuma speech disrupted amid home upgrade scandalIt was always going to be a difficult day for South Africa’s President Jacob Zu
South Africa: Zuma speech disrupted amid home upgrade scandal
EuroNews / Posted 48 minutes ago
It was always going to be a difficult day for South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. But protests ahead of his state of the nation speech on Thursday turned into clashes in Cape Town – an unfortunate backdrop to the pomp and circumstance surrounding... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Gupta ties are Zuma's undoingBeset on many sides and with the end of his second and last presidential term m
Gupta ties are Zuma's undoing
Mail & Guardian / Posted an hour ago
Beset on many sides and with the end of his second and last presidential term mercifully in sight, Jacob Zuma is looking increasingly isolated and exposed. And the weakening of his iron grip over his party is bad news for the Gupta family. Whatever... Read more
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Daily Maverick
South Africa | Daily MaverickTarget Zuma: What is the EFF’s post #PayBackTheMoney game plan? Ranjeni Munusa
South Africa | Daily Maverick
Daily Maverick / Posted an hour ago
Target Zuma: What is the EFF’s post #PayBackTheMoney game plan? Ranjeni Munusamy is a survivor of the Salem witch trials and has the scars to show it. She has a substantial collection of tattered t-shirts from having “been there and done it” – from... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SONA: ANC happy, opposition underwhelmedThulani Gqirana, Genevieve Quintal, Jenna Etheridge and Jenni Evans (Jenni Eva
SONA: ANC happy, opposition underwhelmed
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 hours ago
Thulani Gqirana, Genevieve Quintal, Jenna Etheridge and Jenni Evans (Jenni Evans, News24) Cape Town - While ANC members were quick to praise President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address (SONA), opposition parties were underwhelmed. Zuma... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
WRAP: The tribe has spoken but Zuma survivesNews24 Correspondent (Jenni Evans, News24) Cape Town - The opening of Parliam
WRAP: The tribe has spoken but Zuma survives
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 hours ago
News24 Correspondent (Jenni Evans, News24) Cape Town - The opening of Parliament became a battle of “outwit, outplay and outlast” between President Jacob Zuma, a speech he really wanted to say, and opposition parties determined not to let that... Read more
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iafrica.com
Cops fire stun grenades ahead of SONAPolice keep an eye on protesters in Cape Town. Credit: AFP Police fired stun g
Cops fire stun grenades ahead of SONA
iafrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Police keep an eye on protesters in Cape Town. Credit: AFP Police fired stun grenades to disperse angry protesters outside parliament on Thursday shortly before President Jacob Zuma was due to deliver his annual State of the Nation Address. The... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Malema challenges Mbete in ParliamentLizeka Tandwa, News24 Parliament – EFF leader Julius Malema challenged Nationa
Malema challenges Mbete in Parliament
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
Lizeka Tandwa, News24 Parliament – EFF leader Julius Malema challenged National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete moments before President Jacob Zuma was scheduled to present his State of the Nation Address on Thursday. While Mbete was attempting to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Zuma is talking nonsense LekotaJenni Evans and Naledi Shange, News24 Parliament - Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota
Zuma is talking nonsense Lekota
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
Jenni Evans and Naledi Shange, News24 Parliament - Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota on Thursday described President Jacob Zuma's speech as utter nonsense, just minutes after he was ordered to leave the National Assembly for disrupting Zuma's delivery of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Malema challenges Mbete in ParliamentWhile Mbete was attempting to continue with quoting rules against disruption by
Malema challenges Mbete in Parliament
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 hours ago
While Mbete was attempting to continue with quoting rules against disruption by parliamentary members, Malema was heard shouting: "Which rule? Tell us the rule? We must be governed by rules here, not by emotions. We must be told which rule gives you... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
EFF MPs chant '#ZuptaMustFall' as they are ordered out of #SONA2016The EFF MPs‚ who had risen on points of order and been repeatedly shut down by
EFF MPs chant '#ZuptaMustFall' as they are ordered out of #SONA2016
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 hours ago
The EFF MPs‚ who had risen on points of order and been repeatedly shut down by the speakers of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces‚ Baleka Mbete and Thandi Modise‚ eventually left on their own accord after being threatened with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Working On What Matters Most for International Justice in AfricaWhile the African Union (AU) and some African states are caught up in debates a
Working On What Matters Most for International Justice in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
While the African Union (AU) and some African states are caught up in debates about the relevance of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for Africa, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has focused on what matters most - how to secure justice... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malema Challenges Mbete in ParliamentEFF leader Julius Malema challenged National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete mome
Malema Challenges Mbete in Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
EFF leader Julius Malema challenged National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete moments before President Jacob Zuma was scheduled to present his State of the Nation Address on Thursday. While Mbete was attempting to continue with quoting rules against... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thuli Madonsela's Decisive, Determined, Dignified VictoryThe words Thuli Madonsela used to describe President Jacob Zuma's sensational l
Thuli Madonsela's Decisive, Determined, Dignified Victory
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
The words Thuli Madonsela used to describe President Jacob Zuma's sensational legal U-Turns at the Constitutional Court took many by surprise. The smell of burnt rubber was still wafting through the air and here was the Public Protector describing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zuma Is Talking Nonsense - LekotaWorkers prepare for the State of the Nation Address at the National Assembly pr
Zuma Is Talking Nonsense - Lekota
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Workers prepare for the State of the Nation Address at the National Assembly precinct in Cape Town. By Jenni Evans and Naledi Shange, News24 Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota on Thursday described President Jacob Zuma's speech as utter nonsense, just... Read more
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Aljazeera
South Africa: Zuma in 'toughest State of the Nation'South African President Jacob Zuma has started his State of the Nation speech,
South Africa: Zuma in 'toughest State of the Nation'
Aljazeera / Posted 5 hours ago
South African President Jacob Zuma has started his State of the Nation speech, after briefly walking out of the chamber as members of the opposition delayed proceedings by raising questions ahead of the much-anticipated address. The Speaker of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cope walks out of ParliamentAhmed Areff and Thulani Gqirana, News24 (Geneive Quintal, News24) Cape Town -
Cope walks out of Parliament
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 hours ago
Ahmed Areff and Thulani Gqirana, News24 (Geneive Quintal, News24) Cape Town - As President Jacob Zuma began delivering his State of the Nation address on Thursday evening, he was surprisingly disrupted by Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota. Lekota arose... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Robben Islander told to leave #SONA2016 as he tells Zuma ‘you are no longer honourable’Lekota rose on a point of order soon after President Jacob Zuma had begun his S
Robben Islander told to leave #SONA2016 as he tells Zuma ‘you are no longer honourable’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Lekota rose on a point of order soon after President Jacob Zuma had begun his State of the Nation address‚ after Speaker Baleka Mbete close down EFF attempts to interrupt the annual speech. “Honourable Lekota‚ I appeal to you to take your seat‚”... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cope walks out of #SONA2016Lekota arose on a point of order, and was initially shot down by Speaker Baleka
Cope walks out of #SONA2016
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Lekota arose on a point of order, and was initially shot down by Speaker Baleka Mbete, who explained that she had already dealt with "spurious" points of order from the Economic Freedom Fighters. "On the basis that I have already explained, I am... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
EFF's grand entrance into ParlyCape Town - While most MPs treated the State of the Nation address as a formal
EFF's grand entrance into Parly
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 hours ago
Cape Town - While most MPs treated the State of the Nation address as a formal affair, the EFF made a grand entrance into the House as they sang and clapped. The group, dressed in red overalls, stopped singing and instead cheered loudly for the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
EFF makes grand musical entrance into Parly at #SONA2016The group, dressed in red overalls, stopped singing and instead cheered loudly
EFF makes grand musical entrance into Parly at #SONA2016
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 hours ago
The group, dressed in red overalls, stopped singing and instead cheered loudly for the judiciary arriving, headed by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng. Earlier this week, EFF leaders were amongst those who took Zuma to that same judiciary, questioning... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Mandela grandson booed on anniversary of day he walked to freedomOn this day in 1990‚ Nelson Mandela was released unconditionally from prison af
Mandela grandson booed on anniversary of day he walked to freedom
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 hours ago
On this day in 1990‚ Nelson Mandela was released unconditionally from prison after 27 years. Today‚ February 11 2016‚ his political successor and grandson Mandla Mandela‚ a member of parliament‚ was booed as he arrived at the State of the Nation... Read more
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iol.co.za
Madonsela confirms private meeting with ZumaParliament - Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Thursday confirmed that she ha
Madonsela confirms private meeting with Zuma
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
Parliament - Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Thursday confirmed that she had had a private meeting with President Jacob Zuma ahead of the Constitutional Court hearings this week in which he has conceded that her findings have binding... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Madonsela, Zuma Had Private Meeting Before Concourt CasePublic Protector Thuli Madonsela had a private meeting with President Jacob Zum
Madonsela, Zuma Had Private Meeting Before Concourt Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela had a private meeting with President Jacob Zuma before the Nkandla Constitutional Court hearing on Tuesday. When asked by eNCA on the red carpet outside Parliament if she and Zuma would shake hands on the day of his... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#Sona2016 threatened by calls for Zuma to step down Opposition parties including the EFF, DA, Cope and UDM are calling for the pr
#Sona2016 threatened by calls for Zuma to step down
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 hours ago
Opposition parties including the EFF, DA, Cope and UDM are calling for the president's resignation. President Jacob Zuma. Picture: GCIS. Jacob Zuma,SONA,Sona 2016,SONA2016 CAPE TOWN – President... Read more
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Brandon Sun
French president names new foreign minister in reshufflePARIS - French President Francois Hollande has named former Prime Minister Jean
French president names new foreign minister in reshuffle
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 hours ago
PARIS - French President Francois Hollande has named former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault as foreign minister in a government reshuffle. Ayrault, a low-key veteran of the Socialist Party, replaces Laurent Fabius, who helped clinch a landmark... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Madonsela, Zuma had private meeting before ConCourt case2016-02-11 17:24 (Thulani Gqirana, News24) Cape Town - Public Protector Thuli
Madonsela, Zuma had private meeting before ConCourt case
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 hours ago
2016-02-11 17:24 (Thulani Gqirana, News24) Cape Town - Public Protector Thuli Madonsela had a private meeting with President Jacob Zuma before the Nkandla Constitutional Court hearing on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mandla Mandela booed by #SONA2016 protestersHe was jeered as a traitor and sell-out. Earlier this week‚ the Congress of Tr
Mandla Mandela booed by #SONA2016 protesters
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 hours ago
He was jeered as a traitor and sell-out. Earlier this week‚ the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South African (Contralesa) said Mandela should step down from his position as Mvezo chief following his weekend wedding to a Muslim woman and his... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
LIVE BLOG: State of the Nation #SONA2016Expectations hang heavily in the air ahead of this State of the Nation Address.
LIVE BLOG: State of the Nation #SONA2016
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Expectations hang heavily in the air ahead of this State of the Nation Address. President Jacob Zuma finds himself between a rock and a hard place. The rock is the parlous state of the South African economy and the hard place is the parlous state of... Read more
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iol.co.za
What people are Googling before #SONA2016South Africans have two concerns when it comes to the President Jacon Zuma’s St
What people are Googling before #SONA2016
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
South Africans have two concerns when it comes to the President Jacon Zuma’s State of the Nation Address - what time it starts, and what the road closures will be. Google search trends for today so far indicate an overwhelming interest in 'what time... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Niger Elections - Why We Must Pay AttentionGeneral elections will be held in Niger on 21st February 2016. This is a signif
Niger Elections - Why We Must Pay Attention
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
General elections will be held in Niger on 21st February 2016. This is a significant moment for the country, which has faced years of unstable governments since gaining independence in 1960. Following its last national dialogue that ushered in a new... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Thuli Madonsela's decisive, determined, dignified victoryDubbed a "troublemaker" for his investigative work, Alex Eliseev is also an awa
Thuli Madonsela's decisive, determined, dignified victory
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 hours ago
Dubbed a "troublemaker" for his investigative work, Alex Eliseev is also an award-winning hard news journalist who has reported from Haiti, Japan and Libya. Currently an Eyewitness News reporter, he's worked for South Africa's top newspapers,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cops, angry protesters face off near ParliamentPresident Jacob Zuma will deliver his State of the Nation address on Thursday u
Cops, angry protesters face off near Parliament
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma will deliver his State of the Nation address on Thursday under a cloud, writes News24 reporter Genevieve Quintal, after the Constitutional Court was asked to find that he violated the Constitution and his oath of office. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SONA2016: Tannie Evita has her sayDurban - As the nation prepares for the State of the Nation Address, Tannie Evi
#SONA2016: Tannie Evita has her say
iol.co.za / Posted 10 hours ago
Durban - As the nation prepares for the State of the Nation Address, Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout has revealed she has no desire to attend as the next Mrs Zuma because there are already too many cooks – to say nothing of heat – in the Nkandla... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South African President 'Risks Impeachment' Over Home ImprovementsPretoria — South African President Jacob Zuma's lawyer fears he could be impeac
South African President 'Risks Impeachment' Over Home Improvements
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Pretoria — South African President Jacob Zuma's lawyer fears he could be impeached if he admits that he broke the law by disregarding the Public Protector over his Nkandla home upgrades. Mr Jeremy Gauntlett said the opposition could take advantage... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mugabe demo pastor goes to ConCourtVICTORIA FALLS: Magistrate Lindiwe Maphosa on Thursday referred Remnant Church
Mugabe demo pastor goes to ConCourt
New Zimbabwe / Posted 10 hours ago
VICTORIA FALLS: Magistrate Lindiwe Maphosa on Thursday referred Remnant Church senior Pastor Patrick Philip Mugadza’s case to the Constitutional Court. Mugadza is on $50 bail for contravening Section 46 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform)... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC heavyweight cracks under pressure and turns back on ZumaThe DA’s mayoral candidate for Nelson Mandela Bay‚ Athol Trollip‚ said that the
ANC heavyweight cracks under pressure and turns back on Zuma
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 hours ago
The DA’s mayoral candidate for Nelson Mandela Bay‚ Athol Trollip‚ said that the African National Congress’ (ANC) Thobile Mhlahlo was seen to be “admitting that the ANC national leadership continues to make poor decisions”. This‚ Trollip said‚... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Zuma's high tea before #SONA2016Watch: | 2016-02-11 12:50:50.0 President Jacob Zuma hosted a high tea with so
Zuma's high tea before #SONA2016
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Watch: | 2016-02-11 12:50:50.0 President Jacob Zuma hosted a high tea with some of the guests he had invited to his 2016 State of the Nation Address. The speech is coming as opposition parties have asked the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Education tops #SONA2016 conversation#SONA2016 | Johannesburg - As President Jacob Zuma gears up for what many are s
Education tops #SONA2016 conversation
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
#SONA2016 | Johannesburg - As President Jacob Zuma gears up for what many are saying will be his toughest ever State of the Nation Address this evening, social media is already abuzz with anticipation. Among the challenges Zuma is expected to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Markets Have All Eyes On Zuma's Critical SONA SpeechThe rand weakened slightly to R15.92 at 09:55 ahead of President Jacob Zuma's S
Markets Have All Eyes On Zuma's Critical SONA Speech
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
The rand weakened slightly to R15.92 at 09:55 ahead of President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation speech on Thursday, which will be watched closely by local investors hoping for a sign that the country can stave off a credit rating downgrade to "junk... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Time to drag Mbete to the ConCourt for shielding Zuma: Cope“The people's Parliament is in danger of becoming something other than the Cons
Time to drag Mbete to the ConCourt for shielding Zuma: Cope
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 hours ago
“The people's Parliament is in danger of becoming something other than the Constitution envisaged‚” the party said. “Cleaners‚ secretaries and many other people working in Parliament were given the day off. Police will be everywhere‚” it added‚... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
DA wants a State of Resignation AddressThat’s how Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane summed up what his par
DA wants a State of Resignation Address
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 hours ago
That’s how Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane summed up what his party wanted from Thursday night’s State of the Nation Address (Sona). Maimane said the “most appropriate pronouncement Zuma could make…this evening is to announce his... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Time to drag Mbete to the ConCourt for shielding to Zuma: Cope“The people's Parliament is in danger of becoming something other than the Cons
Time to drag Mbete to the ConCourt for shielding to Zuma: Cope
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 hours ago
“The people's Parliament is in danger of becoming something other than the Constitution envisaged‚” the party said. “Cleaners‚ secretaries and many other people working in Parliament were given the day off. Police will be everywhere‚” it added‚... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ZCTU Granted JoinderTHE main labour movement, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), has bee
ZCTU Granted Joinder
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
THE main labour movement, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), has been granted the right to be enjoined as one of the respondents in a case in which the Employers' Confederation of Zimbabwe (EMCOZ) is challenging a section of the Labour Act... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jabulani Sibanda's Case Drags OnFORMER war veterans' leader, Jabulani Sibanda's case of undermining the authori
Jabulani Sibanda's Case Drags On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
FORMER war veterans' leader, Jabulani Sibanda's case of undermining the authority of President Robert Mugabe is still dragging on, two years after it surfaced. Sibanda is being accused of having made utterances to the effect that "leadership was not... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
S Africa's under fire Zuma to address nationCAPE TOWN: Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation on
S Africa's under fire Zuma to address nation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
CAPE TOWN: Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation on Thursday (Feb 11) against a background of concerted efforts in the courts, parliament and on the streets to throw him out of office. A scandal over public money spent on... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Cape Town prepares readies itself for possible Sona showdown chaosCape Town is bracing itself for a possibly violent showdown between the governm
Cape Town prepares readies itself for possible Sona showdown chaos
Daily Dispatch / Posted 16 hours ago
Cape Town is bracing itself for a possibly violent showdown between the government and its critics today as President Jacob Zuma prepares to deliver his annual state of the nation address (Sona) to parliament at 7pm. At least three protest marches... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SONA - Cloud Hangs Over ZumaPresident Jacob Zuma will deliver his State of the Nation address on Thursday u
SONA - Cloud Hangs Over Zuma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma will deliver his State of the Nation address on Thursday under a cloud, after the Constitutional Court was asked to find that he violated the Constitution and his oath of office. The president was seen to be weaker politically... Read more
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iafrica.com
SONA: Zuma must win back trustPresident Jacob Zuma needs to win back the trust of South Africans at the State
SONA: Zuma must win back trust
iafrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma needs to win back the trust of South Africans at the State of the Nation Address (SONA), an analyst said. "I think it really has to try to regain the trust of the citizens. The trust in Zuma is at an all time low, the trust in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC heavyweight cracks under pressure and turns back on Zuma’The DA’s mayoral candidate fro Nelson Mandela‚ Athol Trollip‚ said that the Afr
ANC heavyweight cracks under pressure and turns back on Zuma’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 hours ago
The DA’s mayoral candidate fro Nelson Mandela‚ Athol Trollip‚ said that the African National Congress’ (ANC) Thobile Mhlahlo was seen to be “admitting that the ANC national leadership continues to make poor decisions”. This‚ Trollip said‚ “confirmed... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
State of the Nation address: Cloud hangs over ZumaThe president was seen to be weaker politically than ever before following Tues
State of the Nation address: Cloud hangs over Zuma
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 hours ago
The president was seen to be weaker politically than ever before following Tuesday's Nkandla Constitutional Court matter. "We can safely say he is much weaker than he was the day before he fired [Finance Minister Nhlanhla] Nene. There's no doubt... Read more
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