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South Africa

Population: 55.9 mn.
GDP: $395.45 bn.
Debt: $146.04 bn.

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Seeing red on Zuma

The supporters of President Jacob Zuma in the South African Communist Party leadership have narrowly averted a split with the governing African National Congress.


Petrol projects trouble

PetroSA is the latest state-owned giant to suffer labour and financial problems, with managers first in the firing line

The Board of the state-owned Petroleum, Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa has suspended two senior executives three weeks after the government demanded they go on gardening l...


Save the children

New visa regulations for children travelling to South Africa have been criticised as 'economic sabotage' by the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Tourism contributes ...


Fugitive flees as courts sidelined

The main casualty of the Sudanese President's trip to the African Union summit was the rule of law

President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir has again escaped the clutches of the International Criminal Court (ICC) but his disruptive appearance at the African Union summit and his hur...


Money worries

Deepening financial problems in the African National Congress could hamper its campaigning for next year’s local elections

The governing African National Congress is in such dire financial straits that it could not pay staff salaries at the end of May. So it is looking to rich black economic empowermen...


Uneasy lies Zuma’s head

The President’s rivals are using the ANC’s expected poor showing in the coming local elections as a rallying call against him

Next year's local government elections are widely seen as likely to be the most competitive since the end of white-minority rule in 1994 and that has got leaders of the governing A...


Maimane wins leadership

The Democratic Alliance has voted in its first black leader and hopes for big gains in the 2016 local elections

The emergence of Mmusi Maimane, a 35-year old priest from Soweto, as the dapper new leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance after its party congress in Port Elizabeth on 10 Ma...


Part of the union

The biggest trades union, the 365,000-member National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, is confident of reversing its expulsion from the Confederation of South African Trade U...


BRICS on the rocks

Designed as a radical alternative to the World Bank by the BRICS group countries of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, the much-vaunted New Development Bank is falling ...


Poison plots and power games

President Zuma cancelled the results of ANC elections in Durban because the wrong candidates won

A new conference to elect regional leaders of the African National Congress is to be held at the end of April after President Jacob Zuma declared February's vote void. He cancelled...


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