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Zuma Government Behind Anti-African Protests In South Africa?

AFRICANGLOBE - "Let the world know by the South African government refusing to let these peaceful foreigners and loving South Africans who are in solidarity saying no to xenophobia...The message is clear, the person who is shooting is the person behind the trigger. "It's clear South African government is behind this xenophobia." Mpinda said it was confusing why the Presidency would not allow protesters to hand over their memorandum, but had allowed a march against foreigners to continue on February 24.

We Don’t Hate White People, But African Land Must Be Returned...

AFRICANGLOBE - Land will be returned to the people, President Jacob Zuma asserted on Thursday, during his reply to the State of the Nation Address debate. Replying to criticism from political parties on land expropriation and the slow pace of land reform, Zuma told MPs that his government had the interests of the people at heart.

For The First Time In History South Africa Will Have A...

AFRICANGLOBE - On the eve of President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation address to parliament on 9 February, his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, announced the government is to bring in a minimum wage of R20 ($1.5) an hour in a so-called renewed attack on the country’s chronic inequality.

Jacob Zuma Deploys Army To Keep Him Safe During State Of...

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has authorised more than 400 soldiers to join the security team at his annual state of the nation speech this week, drawing outrage from opponents who called it “militarisation”. Since the Economic Freedom Fighters won seats in parliament at 2014 elections, President Zuma’s speech to open parliament has been a chaotic affair with EFF lawmakers protesting against the president over his numerous corruption scandals.

Is South Africa Putting Africa Last Under Jacob Zuma?

AFRICANGLOBE - Jacob Zuma's administration has altered the Africa First policy. In effect this has seen a diminution in the focus on Africa, something which has not gone unnoticed in Africa. One of the main problems facing the department of international relations and cooperation at the end of 2016 was a crisis of confidence created by the president. Zuma's power is under threat and his policies face reappraisal from within.

ANC Youth Leader Wants A Second Revolution In South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The African National Congress (ANC) needs a bold leader to launch a "second revolution" redistributing wealth to the Black majority, said the head of the party's youth wing, which helped propel President Jacob Zuma to power.

President Zuma’s Wife Remains A Suspect In Poison Plot

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams this week confirmed that President Jacob Zuma's second wife, Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma, remains a suspect in a case involving an alleged plot to poison her husband, her lawyer said on Sunday.

Jacob Zuma Wounded In No-Confidence Vote After Parliamentary Ruckus

AFRICANGLOBE - The African National Congress’s (ANC) show of parliamentary support for President Jacob Zuma against an opposition no-confidence motion was badly damaged when 35 of the party’s MPs failed to vote after a raucous parliamentary debate on 10 November.

South Africa’s Ruling Party Unravels As Jacob Zuma Struggles

AFRICANGLOBE - There are growing signs the tide has indeed begun to turn against South African President Jacob Zuma and his supporters. The politics of patronage is no longer working as it used to when Zuma's defenders could be rewarded for their efforts with promotion, tenders, or a lucrative revolving door to corporate directorships.

South Africa’s Day Of Rage Against Jacob Zuma

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa’s capital Pretoria witnessed a day of rage against beleaguered President Jacob Zuma as opposition parties, civil society groups, religious leaders, prominent businesspeople and students united to call for him to step down.

The 10 Least Educated African Presidents

AFRICANGLOBE - Many studies have proved that educated politicians tend to make better politicians than those who are not educated. Highly educated leaders can easily lead their nation towards prosperity. Not all African leaders received higher education. Some of them don’t even have high school certificate or diploma. We look at the 10 least educated African presidents.

‘We’ve Lost All Hope’: ANC Members Want Jacob Zuma To Resign

AFRICANGLOBE - Hundreds of members of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party have gathered outside their headquarters in Johannesburg to call for the resignation of President Jacob Zuma following a poor electoral performance in last month’s local elections.

The ANC Needs A Wake-Up Call

AFRICANGLOBE - No doubt the ANC will be doing everything in their power to capitalize on Mandela’s legacy as a campaign tool for the upcoming elections. But, while Madiba held steadfastly to the ideals and principles of democracy, Zuma seems to have little regard for anything remotely democratic these days.

Zuma’s Government Working With British Military To Stay In Power

AFRICANGLOBE - This comes amid reports that senior ANC leaders are planning for President Jacob Zuma to quit – possibly after August’s municipal elections. The party and country leader has been castigated for lavish expenditure‚ accused of letting a private relationship result in “state capture” and is facing a raft of accusations involving alleged corruption.

Cavorting With War Criminals: Zuma Meets Bashir In China

AFRICANGLOBE - President Jacob Zuma recently met Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir "to strengthen co-operation" between the two countries. The two misleaders committed themselves to more meetings, at ministerial level, and Zuma accepted an invitation by al-Bashir to visit Sudan.

Forget China: Ethiopia Is The Business Model South Africa Needs To...

AFRICANGLOBE - Next time President Jacob Zuma sends a government delegation outside the country to learn how other governments run state companies he must consider an unlikely tutor, Ethiopia. Poor as it is compared to South Africa, Ethiopia can teach our government officials a thing or two on how to run state companies profitably without bleeding state coffers.
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