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South African President Jacob Zuma survives attempted ousting

South African President Jacob Zuma survives attempted ousting

Zuma has been weakened by a series of scandals but the manoeuvre to oust him took many by surprise in the African National Congress, which has held power since 1994.
 

South African President Jacob Zuma easily survives no-confidence vote

South Africa`s scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma easily survived a no-confidence vote in parliament Thursday as ruling ANC lawmakers ignored calls from opposition parties to vote him out of office.

Calls for South African President Jacob Zuma to resign at no-confidence vote

South Africa`s scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma faced a no-confidence vote in parliament Thursday, with the main opposition party calling on ruling ANC lawmakers to vote him out of office.

India to buy S-400​ Triumf missile defense system from Russia, signs 16 agreements

India to buy S-400​ Triumf missile defense system from Russia, signs 16 agreements

Ramping up defence ties, India and Russia on Saturday announced deals worth about Rs 43,000 crores for purchase of state-of-art Russian air defence systems, collaboration in making four stealth frigates and setting up facility for joint production of Kamov helicopters.

ANC suffers major setback in South Africa local polls

South Africa's local elections delivered a sharp setback to the African National Congress (ANC) on Thursday, as partial results showed falling support for the party that ended apartheid.

Jacob Zuma, economy in focus as South Africans vote in local elections

South Africans queued in the winter cold on Wednesday to vote in local elections seen as a referendum on President Jacob Zuma`s scandal-plagued leadership and an economy forecast to stagnate this year.

Terrorism a shared threat, need to remain vigilant and cooperate: PM Modi in South Africa

Terrorism a shared threat, need to remain vigilant and cooperate: PM Modi in South Africa

Speaking in the South African capital Pretoria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday stressed that terrorism is a shared threat which puts “the safety of our people at risk”.

PM Modi, President Zuma hold talks after ceremonial welcome in Pretoria

PM Modi, President Zuma hold talks after ceremonial welcome in Pretoria

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday sat down for bilateral talks with South African President Jacob Zuma after a ceremonial welcome accorded to him at the Union Buildings in Pretoria here.

PM Narendra Modi to meet South African President Jacob Zuma today

PM Narendra Modi to meet South African President Jacob Zuma today

PM Narendra Modi will on Friday hold talks with South African President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria.

South African capital tense after overnight riots in ruling party dispute

Violence flared on Monday night as impoverished residents of Pretoria`s townships set light to vehicles after the African National Congress` (ANC) national leadership.

South Africa`s Zuma to hear if 800 graft charges reinstated

South African state prosecutors will Monday respond to a court ruling that President Jacob Zuma should face almost 800 corruption charges, in a move that could threaten his hold on power.

South Africa court says Zuma should face 2009 graft charges

A South African judge on Friday delivered a damning verdict against prosecutors` decision to drop more than 700 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, piling further pressure on the embattled leader.

Jacob Zuma`s ex-wife touted as possible South African president

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is a long-standing heavyweight in the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party, holding several ministerial positions since the end of white-minority rule in 1994.

South African President Zuma survives impeachment vote

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday easily survived an impeachment vote after a stormy session of parliament over a court ruling that he had violated the constitution.

South Africa's Jacob Zuma faces impeachment move in Parliament

South African President Jacob Zuma faces an impeachment attempt in Parliament today after the country's top court ruled that he had violated the constitution over spending on his private residence.

South Africa's Zuma faces impeachment move in parliament

South Africa's Zuma faces impeachment move in parliament

South African President Jacob Zuma faces an impeachment attempt in parliament today after the country's top court ruled that he had violated the constitution over spending on his private residence.

South Africa`s Zuma admits actions `inconsistent` with constitution

South African President Jacob Zuma defended himself Friday after a damning court judgement over public funds used to upgrade his private residence, but admitted his conduct was "inconsistent" with the constitution.

Indian brothers slam `hate speech` as South Africa graft scandal broils

The Indian brothers who are accused of corrupting South African President Jacob Zuma lashed out Friday at "xenophobic and hate speech" against them, and denied benefiting from links to the government.

South Africa`s Zuma visits Nigeria

South Africa`s President Jacob Zuma begins a two-day state visit to Nigeria on Tuesday, which observers see as an attempt to mend fences between the continent`s largest economic powers.

South Africa`s Zuma faces no-confidence vote in Parliament

Beleaguered South African President Jacob Zuma Tuesday faced a no-confidence vote in parliament for a second time in less than a year and a legal bid to reinstate corruption charges against him.