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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 forced to drop warrant against Jacob Zuma loyalist Ajay Gupta for 'lack of evidence'
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South Africa forced to drop warrant against Jacob Zuma loyalist Ajay Gupta for 'lack of evidence'

The National Prosecution Authority of South Africa decided on Thursday to scrap the arrest warrant issued last February for Jacob Zuma loyalist Ajay Gupta, who was considered a fugitive from justice after leaving for Dubai a year ago.

South Africa finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns over corruption links; Tito Mboweni named as his successor
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South Africa finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns over corruption links; Tito Mboweni named as his successor

Nhlanhla Nene resigned over undisclosed meetings with a business family at the heart of a corruption scandal, dealing a blow to President Cyril Ramaphosa.

South Africa widens corruption probe against ex-president Jacob Zuma's allies to India, China and Dubai
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South Africa widens corruption probe against ex-president Jacob Zuma's allies to India, China and Dubai

South Africa has widened a corruption probe into allies of ex-president Jacob Zuma to other countries including India, China and Dubai, the police minister

Cyril Ramaphosa elected new South African president by parliament hours after resignation of Jacob Zuma
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Cyril Ramaphosa elected new South African president by parliament hours after resignation of Jacob Zuma

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected unopposed as South Africa's new president, hours after longtime president Jacob Zuma resigned.

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

South Africa's Jacob Zuma resigns as president, rails against ANC party for ousting him
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South Africa's Jacob Zuma resigns as president, rails against ANC party for ousting him

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

After Jacob Zuma's exit, Cyril Ramaphosa faces uphill task of putting South Africa back on road to prosperity, self-respect
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After Jacob Zuma's exit, Cyril Ramaphosa faces uphill task of putting South Africa back on road to prosperity, self-respect

The road back to prosperity will be hard in a nation divided by inequality but Jacob Zuma's ouster proved enduring strength of South Africa's institutions.

Jacob Zuma's reluctant exit ushers in new South African president Cyril Ramaphosa
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Jacob Zuma's reluctant exit ushers in new South African president Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa readied to welcome wealthy former businessman Cyril Ramaphosa as its new president on Thursday after scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma resigned.

Full text: After Jacob Zuma resigns as President of South Africa, ANC hails leader's achievements
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Full text: After Jacob Zuma resigns as President of South Africa, ANC hails leader's achievements

President Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday as the ruling ANC party finally turned against him. Soon after Zuma's resignation, the ANC released a statement.

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

South Africa's ANC party says President Jacob Zuma 'agrees in principle' to resign in three to six months
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South Africa's ANC party says President Jacob Zuma 'agrees in principle' to resign in three to six months

South Africa's ANC party confirmed on Tuesday it had decided to "recall" scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from office but said there was no deadline for him to resign, pitching the country into further uncertainty.

South Africa's ruling ANC confirms 'recall' of Jacob Zuma from presidency, says no deadline set for resignation
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South Africa's ruling ANC confirms 'recall' of Jacob Zuma from presidency, says no deadline set for resignation

South Africa's ruling ANC party confirmed it had decided to "recall" scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from office, but said no deadline had been set for him to resign. South Africa's ruling ANC party confirmed it had decided to "recall" scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from office, but said no deadline had been set for him to resign.

Jacob Zuma rejects South Africa's ruling ANC's order to leave office, says he isn't going anywhere
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Jacob Zuma rejects South Africa's ruling ANC's order to leave office, says he isn't going anywhere

South Africa braced Tuesday for a major political showdown as scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma rejected a direct order from the ruling ANC party to leave office.

South Africa's ruling ANC party decides to remove President Jacob Zuma as head of state, says reports
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South Africa's ruling ANC party decides to remove President Jacob Zuma as head of state, says reports

South Africa's ruling ANC party ended marathon closed-door talks early on Tuesday resolving to remove the scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma as head of state.

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's ANC to decide on Jacob Zuma's future on Sunday as corruption-mired leader faces pressure to step down
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South Africa's ANC to decide on Jacob Zuma's future on Sunday as corruption-mired leader faces pressure to step down

South Africa’s ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa said the party’s executive body would meet on Monday to finalise discussions on the future of President Jacob Zuma.

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.