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These Secret E-mails Signal Big Problems For South Africa Mining -

I've been writing a lot the last several months about the new South Africa mining charter. And this week, that issue is coming to a head — just as some potentially bigger problems emerge for the industry in this troubled nation. Reports last week ...and more »

How ANC presidential elections trump South Africa's constitution - The Conversation AU

South Africa's Constitution is clear on a number of issues related to the relationship between the country's parliament and its executive. It lays down that if the National Assembly passes a vote of No Confidence in the cabinet, the cabinet must resign ...and more »

South Africa's ANC calls for probe into leaked Gupta emails - Financial Times

South Africa's ruling African National Congress has demanded an investigation into a cache of leaked emails purporting to reveal the influence on government of the Guptas, a business family accused of using links to President Jacob Zuma to sway state ...and more »

Guptagate: ANC wants leaked emails investigated - eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - The ANC is calling on government to urgently establish veracity of allegations contained in the Gupta emails. The party said it takes media reports of leaked documents showing influence-peddling in government extremely seriously and ...and more »

South African Leaked Emails Heap More Pressure on Zuma - Voice of America

Leaked documents released by the South African media on Thursday alleging improper dealings in government contracts will open President Jacob Zuma up to renewed scrutiny and may deepen divides in the ruling African National Congress. Zuma has ...and more »

Zuma: Does the ANC feel no shame? - Politicsweb

Time to restore standards in public life. Do you remember when President Thabo Mbeki appointed his deputy, Jacob Zuma, as the chairperson of the Moral Regeneration Movement? Was that a supreme act of cynicism on Mbeki's part? Or was he just blissfully ...and more »

Parliament: 'President Gupta' jibe earns Maimane a reprimand, while Ramaphosa eyes the future - Daily Maverick

“President Gupta”. DA leader Mmusi Maimane's comment got a quick reaction from National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete, who ordered him to withdraw: “In this House there is no president Gupta.” DA interjections that Maimane's comment – “This is a ...and more »

Parliament takes swipe at Jacob Zuma, ANC through WiFi hotspot names - Memeburn

We know that politicians often mock and chastise one another in Parliament through points of order and the like, but what about WiFi hotspots? In a rather tech-savvy jibe at President Jacob Zuma and the ANC, it seems that parliamentarians have found a ...and more »

'Gupta brothers showered cars and holidays on Zuma's son' - The Times

An Indian business family who have won lucrative government contracts in South Africa have showered President Zuma's son with lavish gifts, including expensive cars, paying for his wedding and first-class travel, it was claimed yesterday. The Gupta ...and more »

Mailbox: Duduzane Zuma, us taxpayers want timeshare on your R18m Dubai flat - BizNews

The leaked Gupta emails have blown open a can of worms and more is set to come as a cache of over 100 000 emails is said to exist. One of the revelations on the weekend in the Sunday Times was that the Guptas helped President Jacob Zuma's son ...and more »