African press review 30 September 2017 - RFI

Raila Odinga will talk about next month's Kenyan election re-run, on one condition. He wants government attempts to change electoral law stopped. Was this week's fighting in the Ugandan parliament provoked by the police? What have the authorities in ...

R175m festival 'used as ANC tool' - Independent Online

Durban - The city has defended the antics of mayor Zandile Gumede, who took to the stage at the Essence Festival to sing songs of praise for Doctor Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma. Gumede was on stage at a women's empowerment breakfast, part of the festival's ...

South Africa's Eskom to discipline finance director - Reuters Africa

Pylons carry electricity from a sub-station of state power utility Eskom outside Cape Town in this picture taken March 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings. JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African power utility Eskom has suspended its chief financial ...

UPDATE 1-Fitch's BMI says ANC in-fighting to hit South African growth - Times of India

(Corrects Sept. 28 story to make clear report is authored by Fitch's BMI research unit, not Fitch Ratings.) JOHANNESBURG, Sept 28 (Reuters) - South Africa's economic growth will be significantly hampered by increasing political uncertainty in the run ...

Fitch's BMI says ANC in-fighting to hit South African growth - Reuters Africa

South African President Jacob Zuma addresses supporters of his ruling African National Congress (ANC), at a rally to launch the ANC's local government election manifesto in Port Elizabeth, April 16, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings. JOHANNESBURG ...

ANC needs a leader, not a ruler – Cele - Zululand Observer

ANC NEC member Bhekokwakhe Cele has urged party members to elect a 'leader,' not a 'ruler' at the December national conference if they wish to remain as a ruling party. Addressing the South African National Civic Organisation's (SANCO) Khuluma Mhlali ...

There's No RET Without Land, Return Our Lands – Dlamini-Zuma - BuzzSouthAfrica.com

The political campaign in the ANC took a different vibe in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, with Party hopeful Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma hitting hard on the need for the South African land to be redistributed. In her speech to her supportive audience who were ...

Political certainty needed for economic reform in S.Africa: c.bank governor - Reuters Africa

South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago listens during a briefing at Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings /File Photo. LONDON (Reuters) - South Africa must sort out its political problems in order ...