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A Saint Valentine's Day massacre, of sorts

After Zuma's messy fall, new President Ramaphosa has to revive the economy, social welfare and his party

When it came, the end for Jacob Zuma came quickly. A week before, he was brusquely rebuffing polite entreaties by senior African National Congress politicians to resign from the st...


Zuma goes down fighting

The ANC reaches crunch point in the Zexit talks as the State President goes to the wire trying to ease the terms for his departure

The African National Congress has decided to remove President Jacob Zuma from office after a tenure dogged by corruption, scandal and economic stagnation. The dramatic decision cam...


The goodbye gets longer

After weeks of messy negotiations, Jacob Zuma is due to quit this month but will be spending more time with his lawyers

The latest deadline for Jacob Zuma's exit from the Presidency is 21 February. On that day the budget is due to be read in parliament, according to Baleka Mbete, Speaker of Parliame...


Slow track for loans case

Public pressure remains as high as ever on the governing Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (Frelimo) to see justice done over the $2 billion hidden loans scandal. However, party h...


Lease to appeal

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has begun to tackle the tough task of balancing his inauguration promise to compensate white farmers for expropriation of their properties with his sup...


Judges to rule on Lungu's future

Opposition MPs accuse the President of putting an unqualified judge on the Constitutional Court

The Constitutional Court was ordered to resume hearings on whether or not President Edgar Lungu may serve a third term of office on 30 January. But Court president Hilda Chibomba's...


Big change, no fanfare

The ANC's new leader is preparing the ground for his team in government and some radical policy shifts

Cyril Ramaphosa, with a mixture of determination and pragmatism, has embarked on a year of sweeping changes in his party and the government that it runs. Since winning the presiden...


Lungu's costly power play

Extending his time in office is the President's chief priority although a debt crisis looms amid volatile party realignments

Whether or not President Edgar Lungu manages to convince the Constitutional Court that he is entitled to a further term in office when his current one ends in 2020, his determinati...


Roll with the punches

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's 18 January pledge to deliver 'free, credible, fair and indisputable elections' within five months faces several challenges. One is the legal challeng...


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