President Jacob Zuma

Hunt on for ‘treasonous’ ANC rebel MPs

ANC heavyweights are threatening to hunt those who voted against President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday as the DA pushes for an early election. Meanwhile, The Times’s sister publication, the Sowetan, has established that ANC MPs in a critical caucus meeting before Tuesday’s no-confidence vote were told that their jobs could[…]

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ANC infighting in Western Cape probed

The leadership of the ANC in the Western Cape was this week on tenterhooks as the party’s top leadership moved in to investigate the state of the organisation in the province. The ANC’s top six officials, including President Jacob Zuma, will be meeting ANC branches today to get a frank[…]

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Cabinet reshuffle didn’t weaken the rand: Gigaba

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Thursday denied that the recent Cabinet reshuffle which saw him catapulted to head up National Treasury had weakened the rand against other currencies. This comes after the rand went in freefall on 30 March, plummeting four percent to R13.29 to the US dollar, following the[…]

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‘We wont stop until Zuma goes’

“Zuma Must Go” reverberated through the streets of the Cape Town CBD as throngs of Capetonians stayed out of work for a mass march to Parliament. Cape Town was brought to a virtual standstill as tens of thousands of South Africans mobilised together to protest the recent decisions made by[…]

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Uncle Kathy’s emotional send-off

Stern words, standing ovations, and raw emotions dominated the final send-off for ANC veteran Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday. Friends, family, dignitaries, activists and struggle veterans said their last goodbyes to Kathrada at the Westpark cemetery, Johannesburg. Throngs of mourners gathered at the Houghton mosque early on Wednesday morning before heading[…]

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