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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 »

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 »

South Africa's President Zuma Avoids Party Ouster - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) did not recall Jacob Zuma from the presidency at its meeting over the weekend of May 27. However, it was not the Zuma victory that it might appear. In fact, Zuma continues to ...and more »

New batch of emails on 'Zuptagate' scandal released - Deutsche Welle

Two South African media organizations have released more documents alleging improper dealings between President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family. Previously, Zuma and the Guptas have denied any wrongdoing. Südafrika Präsident Jacob Zuma (Reuters/M ...and more »

South African leaked emails heap more pressure on Zuma - Reuters

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Leaked documents released by the South African media on Thursday alleging improper dealings in government contracts opened President Jacob Zuma up to renewed scrutiny and may deepen divisions within the ruling African National ...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 »

EDITORIAL: Zuma's NEC triumph lays bare ANC's soul - Financial Mail

Success in politics depends on timing (when reaching for power) and counting (once in office). President Jacob Zuma is a master survivor because he is adept at counting the votes he has — not among the country's electorate, which does not appoint him ...and more »

Guptagate: ANC wants leaked emails investigated - eNCA

File: The ANC calls on government to urgently establish veracity of allegations contained in the Gupta emails. Photo: AFP / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN. JOHANNESBURG - The ANC is calling on government to urgently establish veracity of allegations contained in ...and more »

Poll shows Zuma most unpopular president post-94, but Zuptoids won't let go - BizNews

(Bloomberg) – South African President Jacob Zuma's public approval rating has reached an all-time low and most members of his ruling African National Congress want him to resign, according to an opinion poll released two days after he survived a second ...and more »

Hagedorn: Anti-graft ANC members may split party If Zuma's faction prevails - BizNews

Prior to last August's local elections, it was generally accepted that the ANC would maintain its majority in the 2019 national elections with President Zuma choosing his replacement. SA's politicos must now digest the implications of how such a ...and more »