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Ex-South African president Jacob Zuma says he helped Gupta family establish media empire; denies having broken law
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Ex-South African president Jacob Zuma says he helped Gupta family establish media empire; denies having broken law

South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma confirmed that he initiated the idea of having an "alternative media" that led to Gupta family's media empire.

South Africa elections: ANC retains hold over power, but new govt faces myriad challenges of unemployment, poverty
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South Africa elections: ANC retains hold over power, but new govt faces myriad challenges of unemployment, poverty

The African National Congress will have to revisit its liberation ideals to regain the trust of the people of South Africa.

South Africa election: President Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC faces toughest challenge, 25 years after end of apartheid rule
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South Africa election: President Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC faces toughest challenge, 25 years after end of apartheid rule

South Africans to go to the polls on Wednesday, ANC to expected to win despite corruptions scandals and record unemployment.

Dutee Chand slams IAAF's new rules on women's testosterone levels, offers to help Caster Semenya
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Dutee Chand slams IAAF's new rules on women's testosterone levels, offers to help Caster Semenya

Chand criticised this week's International Association of Athletics Federations ruling, which has been interpreted as targeting Semenya, a middle-distance specialist.

Cape Town's water crisis and lessons for Bengaluru: Resource management is the answer
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Cape Town's water crisis and lessons for Bengaluru: Resource management is the answer

While Cape Town has reduced its demand for water, the solutions for Bengaluru's problem lie in using alternative techniques, such as sewage treatment | #FirstCulture

Jacob Zuma says he will be 'forever indebted to ANC': Full text of South African president's resignation address
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Jacob Zuma says he will be 'forever indebted to ANC': Full text of South African president's resignation address

South Africa's scandal-hit president Jacob Zuma resigned, ending an impasse with his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party. Here is the full text of his statement

Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa president; forced out by party after nine years of scandals, falling popularity
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Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa president; forced out by party after nine years of scandals, falling popularity

South African president Jacob Zuma resigned as the ruling ANC party finally turned against him after nine years of corruption scandals, economic slowdown and falling popularity

South Africa's ruling ANC orders Jacob Zuma to quit immediately or face no-confidence motion in parliament
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South Africa's ruling ANC orders Jacob Zuma to quit immediately or face no-confidence motion in parliament

A defiant Jacob Zuma refused to step down as the South African president, hours after the ruling African National Congress (ANC) ordered him to quit by evening or face a motion of no-confidence in parliament.

As end nears, Jacob Zuma refuses to resign: South Africa's embattled president faces confidence vote on 22 February
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As end nears, Jacob Zuma refuses to resign: South Africa's embattled president faces confidence vote on 22 February

South African president Jacob Zuma's days as Head of State appear numbered after his own party resolved to remove him from office at a marathon meeting that ended early on Tuesday morning.

Cyril Ramaphosa's eventful career may take him from trade unionist and tycoon to South Africa's next president
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Cyril Ramaphosa's eventful career may take him from trade unionist and tycoon to South Africa's next president

Cyril Ramaphosa's long and eventful career has taken him from trade union activist to multi-millionaire — and now within a heartbeat of the South African presidency

Top leaders of South Africa's ruling ANC meet today to 'finalise' Jacob Zuma's exit as president
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Top leaders of South Africa's ruling ANC meet today to 'finalise' Jacob Zuma's exit as president

Top leaders of South Africa's ruling ANC will meet on Monday to "finalise" the departure of embattled President Jacob Zuma after party chief Cyril Ramaphosa promised to bring "closure" to the crisis.

South Africa president Jacob Zuma holds 'fruitful' talks with likely successor Cyril Ramaphosa
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South Africa president Jacob Zuma holds 'fruitful' talks with likely successor Cyril Ramaphosa

Scandal-tainted South African president Jacob Zuma, who is under growing pressure to resign, held "fruitful" talks today with his likely successor Cyril Ramaphosa.

Jacob Zuma's fate hangs in balance: South Africa's ruling party holds emergency meeting to choose possible successor
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Jacob Zuma's fate hangs in balance: South Africa's ruling party holds emergency meeting to choose possible successor

Senior members of South Africa's ANC party will hold an emergency meeting Monday to discuss whether President Jacob Zuma should stay in office after he reportedly refused to resign.

ANC convenes conference to choose Jacob Zuma's successor as party chief; ex-wife, deputy president in tight race
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ANC convenes conference to choose Jacob Zuma's successor as party chief; ex-wife, deputy president in tight race

Thousands of delegates from South Africa's ruling ANC party hunkered down today to choose their next leader in a vote widely seen as a decisive moment in the country's post-apartheid history.

ANC in South Africa needs to take urgent action against the rampant corruption under Jacob Zuma’s misrule
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ANC in South Africa needs to take urgent action against the rampant corruption under Jacob Zuma’s misrule

South Africa is yet another country that is witnessing acute crises at the party, state and the societal levels within southern Africa.

South Africa: Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote for eighth time in seven years
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South Africa: Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote for eighth time in seven years

South Africa's Jacob Zuma on Tuesday survived a no-confidence vote in the parliament against his embattled presidency, despite widespread divisions within the ruling ANC party and growing anger over alleged corruption.

South African ruling party pushes for president Jacob Zuma's resignation
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South African ruling party pushes for president Jacob Zuma's resignation

Ruling party critics of South African President Jacob Zuma pushed for his resignation amid concern about alleged corruption at the highest levels of the government

Jacob Zuma's sacking of Pravin Gordhan, other ministers augurs poorly for South Africa's future
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Jacob Zuma's sacking of Pravin Gordhan, other ministers augurs poorly for South Africa's future

South African president Jacob Zuma’s sacking of his well-respected Indian-origin finance minister Pravin Gordhan and other Cabinet ministers sets the stage for party elections later this year

For many Africans, Cuban leader Fidel Castro was a hero who battled white supremacy
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For many Africans, Cuban leader Fidel Castro was a hero who battled white supremacy

Africa knows it is still a white man’s world. Hence it remembers Fidel Castro’s role in Africa. So should we.

South Africans protest, call for resignation of President Jacob Zuma over scandal
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South Africans protest, call for resignation of President Jacob Zuma over scandal

On Wednesday, business executives, religious leaders and others gathered in a Pretoria cathedral to demand that Zuma quit