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SA business sees more downgrades after Zuma missteps - Independent Online

JOHANNESBURG - South African business leaders are preparing for more credit-rating reductions as mismanagement hobbles state companies and after bad decisions by President Jacob Zuma, according to the head of one of the country's biggest corporate ...and more »

8 things President Zuma didn't do, doesn't know, couldn't say - News24

Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma did his best to dodge some testing questions from opposition MPs in Parliament on Thursday. Zuma faced a grilling in the House, the first since the failed motion of no confidence via secret ballot. - See the Live Update ...and more »

Mbete in EFF crosshairs, Zuma next - Mail & Guardian

The Economic Freedom Fighters party does not want the Constitutional Court to tell the National Assembly or its speaker, Baleka Mbete, what to do, it will argue before that court on Tuesday. All it wants is an order that Parliament must properly ...and more »

Question time with Zuma: A box-ticking exercise masquerading as oversight - Daily Maverick

Presidential question time in the National Assembly on Thursday turned into yet another box-ticking exercise. President Jacob Zuma in the House? Tick. President at the podium? Tick. President reading prepared replies on his administration's ...and more »

The Guptas think I'm a 'likeable guy' - Duduzane Zuma tells the BBC - News24

Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma on Thursday defended his business relations with the controversial Gupta-family, saying they became partners because he is “a likeable guy.” "I don't think they wanted anything from me. They liked me ...and more »

President Zuma quizzed on family contracts - Times LIVE

President Jacob Zuma – did you influence any state department to award contracts to your family? That is one of six questions that Zuma is scheduled to answer in Parliament on Thursday afternoon. Zuma will be quizzed on the awarding of state contracts ...and more »

Parliament sets date to debate dissolution - Daily Maverick

Cape Town - Parliament will debate the DA's motion to dissolve the National Assembly on Tuesday, September 5, its programming committee heard on Thursday. Follow. Save. Recent events showed it was time to hold early elections, as a record number of MPs ...and more »

Jacob Zuma denies benefits to his family - Business Day

President Jacob Zuma dodged questions in Parliament on Thursday, including whether he had helped his relatives get government contracts. The president also defended the embattled South African Airways board, which has been accused of failing in its ...and more »

Here's Why We Think Jacob Zuma Is Glad This Week Is Finally Over - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

We bet President Jacob Zuma is breathing a sigh of relief that the weekend is finally here, given the week that he had -- but then again, he has not been having the best time for a while now. It's no secret that Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members ...and more »

Watch: Jacob Zuma causes more mayhem as he refuses to answer questions in Parliament - The South African

Thursday afternoon saw the return of President Zuma to Parliament. He was supposed to be answering questions from MPs but that's not exactly how things went down. While the EFF was later asked to leave parliament once again, the DA attempted to hold ...and more »