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South Africa

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

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Zille threat to De Lille

The Democratic Alliance is braced for battle as the former party leader says she may stand for the provincial leadership

The former Democratic Alliance (DA) leader and present Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, has surprised many by saying that she may stand for the provincial leadership of the party...


MK vs JZ

General Siphiwe Nyanda was during the liberation struggle one of Jacob Zuma's closest confidants in the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC), Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), b...


Clinging to the wreckage

The ANC leadership fired a shot across the President's bows. He is weaker than ever but no less determined to stay on

The African National Congress looked more deeply divided than ever as fault lines over the presidency of Jacob Zuma deepened early this week. A three-day meeting of the 109-member ...


Gordhan in ratings war

President Jacob Zuma and his allies are hoping rating agencies will downgrade South Africa's credit status to 'junk', sources among his supporters have told Africa Confidential. Th...


Starting the post-Zuma race

Backing from the ANC's top policy-making committee means that President Zuma can hang on but his authority is shrinking

This has been one of Jacob Zuma's worst months since becoming President in 2009. On 25 November, the mounting list of corruption allegations against him are to be discussed at the ...


A week of defeats for Zuma

Although the courts have ruled against him, the President's loyalists say he still controls the streets

The courts, civil society and the largest trades union took the lead this week as pressure on the governing African National Congress mounts to drop President Jacob Zuma as leader ...


Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit

As more details emerge about his business allies, the President's position in the cabinet and party is weakening

This month, the fight between President Jacob Zuma and his diminishing band of defenders on the one hand and on the other, the gutsy former Public Protector Thulisile Madonsela and...


Zuma largesse under fire

The patronage networks which have sustained Jacob Zuma in the presidency are crumbling

As police fired rubber bullets at students in Johannesburg on 4 October protesting against rises in university fees, officials in the governing African National Congress were talki...


Ramaphosa ready for launch

The Deputy President pays tribute to the ANC's heroes as he lays the groundwork for a presidential bid in all but name

The plush Mount Nelson Hotel at the foot of Cape Town's Table Mountain provided the perfect setting for the unofficial launch of the CR17 campaign, as Deputy President Cyril Ramaph...


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