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ANC NEC to visit Winnie’s home

The African National Congress’ (ANC) entire National Executive Committee (NEC) will on Thursday visit late struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s home in Soweto to pay their respects. Madikizela-Mandela passed away on Monday at Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg. She was 81-years-old. Scores of dignitaries and prominent personalities on Wednesday visited the home[…]

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Zuma: the end of a tumultuous era

By Najma Bibi Noor Mahomed South Africans awoke to an alternate reality on Thursday – the absence of Jacob Zuma as the country’s President. Last night, Zuma held a press conference which ended with him tendering his immediate resignation as the President of South Africa. In his exit speech Zuma[…]

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ANC caucus agrees to pass motion of no confidence against Zuma

The ANC parliamentary caucus on Wednesday agreed to table a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma on Thursday. ANC treasurer-general Paul Mashatile told journalists on Wednesday that he had informed the caucus of the ANC national executive committee’s decision to recall Zuma‚ after which the meeting had agreed[…]

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ANC NEC recalls Zuma

Following a marathon 13 hour long meeting in Pretoria last night, the ANC’s National Executive Committee has resolved to recall President Jacob Zuma, but it seems the president refuses to resign just yet. The NEC briefed journalists this afternoon, saying it had to pursue the matter “firstly in the interest[…]

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Zexit: What happens now?

The ANC’s national executive committee has decided to ask President Jacob Zuma to resign or be recalled. This can set one of two processes in motion: Zuma resigns, or the National Assembly adopts a motion of no confidence against him. If Zuma resigns: Zuma will have to write a letter[…]

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ANC NEC pushes to clinch Zuma deal

The African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) holds a special meeting on Monday to discuss President Jacob Zuma’s future as Head of State. This follows behind-the scenes talks led by party leader Cyril Ramaphosa aimed at clinching a final deal to secure Zuma’s voluntary resignation. Failing that, there have[…]

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Zuma must step down before 2019 polls: NEC

 The African National Congress’ (ANC) National Executive Committee has agreed that President Jacob Zuma must step down before election campaigns for 2019. There are also reports that the KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State’s provincial executives committees be dissolved. The future of President Zuma now lies in the hands of the[…]

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Zuma cements his legacy with free education

By Thakira Desai Despite sighs of relief, analysts are questioning how government will finance free higher education, this following a move that effectively overrules the recently released Commission into the Feasibility of Higher Education and Training recommendations. In a statement on Saturday morning, President Jacob Zuma announced government’s decision to[…]

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