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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 ...and more »

Why Zweli Mkhize Could Very Well Be The ANC's 'Unity Candidate' - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Two months ago, the ANC's Alfred Nzo region offered up Zweli Mkhize as what they called "a third way", an alternative presidential option who may have the political sense to unify a party buckled by factionalism. It was at a time when the party's ...and more »

The ESSENCE Fest Durban Women's Empowerment Breakfast Celebrated Excellence & Sisterhood In South Africa -

There was an overwhelming sense of unity and purpose as women congregated at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre for the Women's Empowerment Breakfast at our international edition of ESSENCE Festival in Durban, South Africa. As ...and more »

A third 'compromise choice' emerges in ANC leadership battle - BusinessTech

As the battle to succeed South African President Jacob Zuma as leader of the African National Congress grows increasingly fractious, party Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize is emerging as a possible compromise choice to keep the continent's oldest ...and more »

What NDZ stands for - Mail & Guardian

NEWS ANALYSIS. The crowd packed into the Osizweni Community Hall is oblivious to the bitter Tuesday night cold as ANC presidential hopeful Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma wraps up her address to a party cadres' forum in the township in Newcastle, KwaZulu ...and more »

Politics hampering SA Reserve Bank, says Kganyago - Fin24

London - Politics is complicating efforts by the SA Reserve Bank to set monetary policy and keep inflation under control, according to its Governor Lesetja Kganyago. “Our job is already difficult,” Kganyago said in an interview with Bloomberg TV in ...and more »

Advice for investing in the run-up to the ANC's elective conference - Business Day

With the outcome of December's ruling-party leadership contest impossible to forecast, a South African money manager says the best strategy is not to position for the event, but rather to look beyond it. Instead of assuming the worst and piling into ...and more »

Eastern Cape ANC divided on presidential hopefuls - News24

East London - Eastern Cape regional secretaries are split over who should take over the reigns as the ANC president at the national elective conference in December. Five of the eight regional secretaries who spoke to News24 on the sidelines of the ...and more »

LETTER: Demise or compromise - Business Day

The two factions that seem to have coalesced around ANC president Jacob Zuma and his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, present the party with two simple options: compromise or suffer significant losses in the 2019 election. This political reality appears to ...and more »

Biography of woman who accused Jacob Zuma of rape sparks debate in South Africa - The Globe and Mail

When she mustered the courage to accuse Jacob Zuma of rape, the woman known as Khwezi was hounded out of South Africa. Her home was torched. Mobs of Zuma supporters laid siege to the court and set fire to a photo of her, screaming: "Burn this bitch ...and more »