Jacob Zuma

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Aug 16th, 2013
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The miners are angry that not a single policeman has been arrested     South Africa’s governing ANC will not attend commemorations marking the death of 34 striking miners shot by police a year ago, saying they have been “hijacked” for political reasons.   Rivalry betw...
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Aug 12th, 2013
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by Percy Zvomuya In 2008 or so, I registered for a Masters degree at Wits University with a rather interesting research component that I never got to finish. My thesis was to be an examination of the coverage of Zimbabwe in South Africa’s Sunday Times; the use of the prism of Zimbabwe to debate...
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Aug 6th, 2013
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African leaders’ “club of silence” – the refusal to criticise each other or intervene in times of crisis – has kept Robert Mugabe in power up to now. But how has South African president Jacob Zuma gained from support of Mugabe in the face of consistent criticism? Jacob Zuma and Robert Mugabe To outsi...
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Aug 6th, 2013
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Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe blasted Nelson Mandela as a “coward” and “idiot” during a rally today to celebrate Mugabe’s record seventh term in office following his victory in the country’s disputed elections last week. In one of his trademark fiery spe...
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Aug 5th, 2013
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Does Africa care? Africa will only begin to care if you and me as proud Zimbabweans can stand up now and be counted. President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa  Zuma extended his profound congratulations to Mugabe on his landslide victory in the recent elections. The African Union has literally endorsed the elec...
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Aug 4th, 2013
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Revenue Service invoked Section 67(5) of Tax Administration Act to refute EFF leader’s false allegations   SARS Media Release – Responding to Mr JS Malema Background On 27 June 2013 counsel for the South African Revenue Service (SARS), addressed a letter to Mr Julius Malema and his l...
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Jul 28th, 2013
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Cape Town: Anti-apartheid icon and former South African president Nelson Mandela has completed 50 days of treatment in hospital for a recurring lung infection, the presidency said. The condition of the 95-year-old Mandela remains critical but stable and he continues to respond to treatment, reporters...
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Jul 22nd, 2013
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Johannesburg – It is most unfortunate that the Presidency has distanced itself from Lindiwe Zulu, President Jacob Zuma’s foreign policy adviser and member of his Zimbabwe facilitation team, especially when she is under a sustained and obscene attack from President Robert Mugabe and Zanu-PF. It ...
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Jul 17th, 2013
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Johannesburg – As Nelson Mandela turned 95 on Thursday, still in hospital after being admitted on 8 June with a recurring lung infection, there was another upbeat account of his condition. His daughter Zindzi told Britain's Sky News he was making “remarkable progress” and was e...
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Jul 17th, 2013
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Johannesburg – Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema is a “drunkard and a womaniser” whose political survival is wholly dependent on his hatred for ANC president Jacob Zuma. Gauteng ANC Youth League (ANCYL) provincial chairman Lebogang Maile and members of his executive launched the at...