Jacob Zuma

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2014
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Kagure Mugo Recently a young man lost his penis.The member in question was lost during an initiation ritual and when he attempted to ask the elders what to do about it (raising the matter in a public forum) he allegedly received a beating. The reason he got this beating? Because by speaking out the i...
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Apr 1st, 2014
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Aldo Dell’Ariccia Abayomi Azikiwe A planned summit between the European Union and the African nation-states has been met with controversy and rejection. The Republics of Zimbabwe and South Africa, two very important states in Southern Africa which won their independence through formidable mass and ar...
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Jan 29th, 2014
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Tuesday was a befuddling day in politics. The Democratic Alliance leadership, led by Helen Zille (still the DA’s ELECTED leader) gave South Africans the impression that they could vote directly for their next president, whom they believe should be their new recruit, Mamphela Ramphele. (We can’t...
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Jan 28th, 2014
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The African National Congress (ANC) is expected to confirm today that President Jacob Zuma will be its candidate for president in this year’s elections when it releases its national list. The party has been meeting over the last few days to determine who will represent it in parliament and the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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South Africa’s ruling ANC party has vowed to launch its own investigation into allegations that public funds released for Nelson Mandela’s memorial services may have been misappropriated. “Our conscience is alarmed by these allegations, that at the time of sadness, there could be su...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 16th, 2013
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QUNU, South Africa — After the sermon was read, the 21-gun salute thudded and the “Last Post” played, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday in the rolling green hills of the Eastern Cape where he was born, leaving South Africans with a gaping sense that they will never see a leader as gr...
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Dec 5th, 2013
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Nelson Mandela, one of the greatest leaders of modern times, passed away Thursday at his home in Johannesburg after a prolonged lung infection. He was 95. South African President Jacob Zuma announced that Mandela, “the founding president of our democratic nation, has departed,” adding tha...
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Sep 26th, 2013
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South Africa has the potential and the desire to lead in Africa. It has an economy far larger than any in southern Africa and an advanced and powerful military. However, South Africa’s failure to resolve the ‘political crisis’ across the Limpopo in Zimbabwe has left many doubting its capability as an...
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Nelson Mandela was discharged from the hospital Sunday but will continue receiving care at home under the close supervision of doctors, and with his family nearby. The former South African president, who is 95, was taken by ambulance from a Pretoria hospital, where he spe...
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Aug 26th, 2013
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Next year, at least 23-million eligible voters in South Africa will have the dilemma of deciding whom to entrust with their vote. It will not be an easy decision, given how public trust in political leaders and government has been eroded, particularly over the past decade. Agang leader Mamphela Ramph...