Jacob Zuma

Cyril Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa, vows to fight corruption

Cyril Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa, vows to fight corruption

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa`s president in a parliamentary vote on Thursday.

Feb 16, 2018, 00:13 AM IST
South African President Jacob Zuma quits amid corruption claims

South African President Jacob Zuma quits amid corruption claims

South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday resigned from his office mid corruption claims.

Feb 15, 2018, 06:17 AM IST
South African President Jacob Zuma holds on despite resignation order

South African President Jacob Zuma holds on despite resignation order

The struggle for power in South Africa intensified Wednesday as President Jacob Zuma raged against a resignation order from his own party.

Feb 15, 2018, 00:09 AM IST
South Africa's top court to rule on Jacob Zuma impeachment motion today

South Africa's top court to rule on Jacob Zuma impeachment motion today

Jacob Zuma is in a weakened position after Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was narrowly elected leader of Zuma`s ruling African National Congress.

Dec 29, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
South Africa's ANC votes to elect successor for party leader Zuma

South Africa's ANC votes to elect successor for party leader Zuma

The vote is perhaps the most pivotal moment for the ANC since it launched black-majority rule under Nelson Mandela`s leadership 23 years ago.

Dec 18, 2017, 11:31 AM IST
South Africa`s troubled ANC meets to elect new leader

South Africa`s troubled ANC meets to elect new leader

President Jacob Zuma, whose reign has been marred by graft scandals, will step down as ANC chief, but remain as head of state ahead of general elections in 2019.

Dec 16, 2017, 07:32 AM IST

South African Minister resigns over women assault claims

A woman has accused Manana of kicking and punching her and her cousin at the exit of a nightclub in the early hours of August 6. The incident sparked outcry from the civil society and the opposition parties.

Aug 20, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

South African opposition calls for new election, accused of hallucinating

Jacob Zuma, who has held power since 2009, has now survived nine no-confidence votes despite a record in office marred by allegations of sleaze and influence-peddling. He hailed his win as a victory for the ANC.

Aug 09, 2017, 21:45 PM IST
South Africa`s Jacob Zuma survives vote to oust him, says ANC party united against opposition bid for power

South Africa`s Jacob Zuma survives vote to oust him, says ANC party united against opposition bid for power

The ANC is supported by the overwhelming majority.

Aug 08, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
South African President Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote: Speaker

South African President Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote: Speaker

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday survived a parliamentary vote of no confidence, as ruling ANC lawmakers stuck by their leader despite divisions and fierce criticism of his rule.

Aug 08, 2017, 22:44 PM IST

South Africa's Jacob Zuma says secret no-confidence vote in him "not fair"

A secret ballot is seen by Zuma`s critics as emboldening lawmakers from his own party to support his ouster by shielding them from pressure.
 

Jun 22, 2017, 22:15 PM IST

Top South Africa court okays secret ballots in Zuma no-confidence vote

"The speaker of the National Assembly has constitutional power to prescribe that voting in a motion of no-confidence in the President of the Republic of South Africa be conducted by secret ballot," the chief justice said.

Jun 22, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Less than 20% of  African National Congress voters support President Jacob Zuma: Poll

Less than 20% of African National Congress voters support President Jacob Zuma: Poll

Only 18 per cent of traditional voters of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party still support President Jacob Zuma, according to a survey on Tuesday.

May 30, 2017, 21:04 PM IST

Zuma ally returns to head South Africa power utility

The former chief executive of South Africa's state-owned power utility is to return to the post.

May 12, 2017, 16:42 PM IST

South African opposition marks Zuma's birthday with protest

Protesters in South Africa are gathering for a demonstration against President Jacob Zuma, who turns 75 Wednesday amid calls for his resignation because of scandals and his dismissal of a widely respected Indian-origin finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

Apr 12, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

South Africans protest against Zuma; violence hits Johannesburg

Violence broke out in Johannesburg as more than 30,000 people marched in South African cities to protest against President Jacob Zuma on Friday, demanding he quit after a cabinet reshuffle triggered the latest crisis of his presidency.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

South Africans protest against President Jacob Zuma

Thousands of South Africans took to the streets across the country on Friday to protest against President Jacob Zuma and demanding his resignation.

Apr 07, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

South Africa's ANC stands by Zuma, rejects calls for president to quit

South Africa's ruling African National Congress backed President Jacob Zuma after two key allies of the party called for his resignation following a cabinet reshuffle that cost the country one of its investment-grade credit ratings.

Apr 05, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

South Africa's top trade union tells Zuma to go

South Africa's powerful trade union federation Cosatu, a key coalition partner of the ruling ANC, on Tuesday called for embattled President Jacob Zuma to resign following a deeply unpopular cabinet reshuffle.

Apr 04, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

South Africa's Zuma plans to sack finance minister: ally

South African President Jacob Zuma has vowed to sack his respected finance minister.

Mar 30, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

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