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South Africa's Zuma May Have Finally Met the Scandal That Brings Him Down - Foreign Policy (blog)

South African President Jacob Zuma has managed to keep his job since 2009 despite constant controversy over his lifestyle as a polygamist, and allegations of money laundering and rape. Now, though, the Teflon president may have finally met his match.and more »

RANJENI MUNUSAMY: When there's a Gupta elephant in the room - Rand Daily Mail

Walk-about ANC President, Jacob Zuma looks at the lifesize statues on display at the ANC Policy Conference held at Nasrec. Picture: MASI LOSI. The ANC Women's League's bizarre inclusion of six men in its delegation to the party's national policy ...and more »

Jacob Zuma under new pressure to quit over alleged links to tycoons - The Guardian

South African leader denies wrongdoing as leaked documents suggest influential family holds undue sway over officials. Jason Burke in Johannesburg. Fri 30 Jun 2017 08.38 EDT Last modified on Fri 30 Jun 2017 13.31 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

ANC Policy Conference 2017: Foreign relations content of Gwede Mantashe's report gives pause for concern - Daily Maverick

Was Gwede Mantashe in his diagnostic report deliberately cloaking himself in ultra-orthodox, more-anti-imperialist-than-thou, ANC foreign policy ideological rhetoric in order to protect his left flank against attack by the Jacob Zuma/Nkosazana Dlamini ...and more »

President Jacob Zuma's Opening Address At ANC's 5th National Policy Conference - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Comrade Chairperson, Cde Baleka Mbete. Deputy President, Cde Cyril Ramaphosa,. National Officials of the ANC,. Members of the National Executive Committee,. Leadership of the Leagues of the ANC,. Leadership of the SACP, COSATU and SANCO,.and more »

ANC in crisis as crucial election to replace Zuma approaches - Irish Times

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ANC policy conference: The long walk to unity - Daily Maverick

President Jacob Zuma put his best foot forward at the unofficial opening of the ANC's policy conference when he addressed about 600 business people and ambassadors at a gala dinner on Thursday night. As always, just before cracking down on dissent, ...and more »

Why the ANC may be stumbling closer to its most serious split yet - The Conversation AU

South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) enters its 2017 policy conference riven and weakened. The five-yearly national event is the precursor to the national elective conference where its policy proposals will be adopted formally. The ...and more »

ANC Policy Conference 2017: White monopoly capital has fallen, at least in the ANC's official lingo - Daily Maverick

The witgevaar is over. Officially in the ANC's convoluted revolutionary vocab, “white monopoly capital” will not exist and the economic enemy will still be “monopoly capital”. This signals another victory for those who want to see the back of President ...and more »

ANC policy conference: Zuma takes hardline, begins fight back - Daily Maverick

President Jacob Zuma took a sharp dig at veterans for their call for a consultative conference, separate from the policy gathering, in his opening political overview on Friday. Veterans like the “101” and MK Council had taken “a decision on their own ...and more »