'Freedoms are being curtailed': Zuma on crimes against women, children - News24

President Jacob Zuma has again spoken out against the brutal killings of women and children in the country, urging women to report perpetrators to the police and families to support survivors. The government has declared violence against women a ...

Zuma's dilemma: AU summit or ANC policy conference - News24

Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma faces a somewhat sticky dilemma as he sits down to do his diaries for the next two months. Should he slip out of the ANC's policy conference at the beginning of July to attend the African Union Head of States summit ...

Zuma to face the heat in Parliament again - Eyewitness News

During the Presidency budget debate on Wednesday, opposition parties accused Zuma of handing over state institutions to the Gupta family. President Jacob Zuma presents the Presidency budget vote in the National Assembly on 31 May 2017. Picture: GCIS.

Address By President Jacob Zuma During The Presidency Budget Vote Debate - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

A better life for our people means participation in economic activities that will give them dignity and freedom from want. 31/05/2017 16:54 SAST | Updated 8 hours ago. Jacob Zuma The President of the Republic of South Africa. Mike Hutchings / Reuters.

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 ...

SAs downgrade to negatively affect economic transformation: Zuma - South African Broadcasting Corporation

President Jacob Zuma has admitted that the country's recent downgrade by two rating agencies to junk status will stifle government's efforts to transform the economy to benefit all South Africans. He was speaking during the tabling of the Presidency ...

S. Africa's Ruling Party Divided Over Fate of Embattled President Zuma - Atlanta Black Star

South African President Jacob Zuma attends a May Day rally in Bloemfontein, South Africa. (AP Photo /Khothatso Mokone, File). JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ruling party critics of South African President Jacob Zuma pushed for his resignation on Sunday amid ...

Parliament reacts to President's budget speech - South African Broadcasting Corporation

Political parties in Parliament reacted differently to President Jacob Zuma's tabling of the Presidency's Budget Vote on Wednesday. The ANC MPs have welcomed the president's speech while some opposition parties led by the DA turned it into an ...

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 ...

On our new competitive politics - Politicsweb

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 ...

Zuma ignores Gupta emails, but 'will welcome' state capture probe - News24

“Let me place it on record that there is no opposition from the government or the presidency to an inquiry into state capture,” he told the National Assembly on Wednesday while delivering the presidency's budget vote. Without any mention of the weekend ...

Maimane attacks 'President Gupta' while Ramaphosa speaks uninterrupted - Times LIVE

President Jacob Zuma came under fresh attack in the National Assembly‚ with the DA's Mmusi Maimane calling him "President Gupta" in a debate that was marred by insults from ANC and DA benches.

Zuma-ally sacked to ease rifts in South Africa's ANC - Reuters Africa

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African ministers ceded to mounting political pressure by dismissing an ally of President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday, in an effort to mend deep rifts in the ruling African National Congress ahead of a party leadership contest.

Ramaphosa calls for unity during dry Zuma budget debate - News24

Cape Town - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa struck a reconciliatory tone when he called for a united Parliament during a mostly dry debate on President Jacob Zuma's budget. Ramaphosa's name was greeted with eager applause from only portions of the ...

Maimane: It's President Zuma first, South Africa last - Citizen

President Jacob Zuma appeared in the National Assembly on Wednesday, after the past weekend's ANC national executive committee (NEC) meeting, to brief the House. DA leader Mmusi Maimane, IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi, NFP secretary-general ...

DA leader lashes out at ruling party for failing to remove Zuma - Eyewitness News

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has launched a verbal attack on President Jacob Zuma and the ANC. Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane (C). Picture: AFP. President Jacob Zuma · Democratic Alliance · African National Congress · Zuma cabinet ...

'This is a budget for President Gupta' - Maimane - News24

DA gives Mmusi Maimane standing ovation after his speech in the presidency's budget debate. (Jan Gerber, News24). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories. What To Read Next. Could Zuma be planning ...

Zuma Puts Down Party Revolt - The American Interest

South Africa's notoriously corrupt President Jacob Zuma has quelled a second revolt from his party's leadership, cementing his hold over the ANC ahead of party leadership elections later this year. Financial Times: South Africa's ruling African ...

Maimane accuses ANC of putting corruption before SA - Eyewitness News

DA leader Mmusi Maimane sparked the ire of the ANC, saying that supporting the Presidency's budget would be akin to supporting a mafia state. FILE: DA leader Mmusi Maimane in Parliament. Picture: AFP. President Jacob Zuma · Democratic Alliance ...

'This is a budget for president Gupta' - Independent Online

Parliament – The Presidency budget debate descended into chaos as MPs hurled insults at each other, with some even advising each other to seek psychological help. MPs from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) were on their feet as Democratic ...