Sunday Times

By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Sep 23rd, 2012
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Colonel Gaddafi beat and raped kidnapped schoolgirls he used as sex slaves in between checking his emails, according to a new book. French reporter Annick Cojean gathered horrific accounts from the girls forced into the former Libyan dictator’s harem for the account published last week. One vic...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 27th, 2012
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analysis Johannesburg — There is no shortage of examples of Jacob Zuma’s leadership weaknesses, from bad appointments in key positions to dawdling over decisions and presiding over policy uncertainty. But it will be a real push, even for his harshest critics, to try to fault him for the Marikan...
By IndepthAfrica
In Hottest News
May 20th, 2012
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Johannesburg – The daughters and brother of President Jacob Zuma criticised the artist of a painting of Zuma with his genitals exposed, the Sunday Times reported. Zuma’s brother, Michael, said the painting was disgusting and had brought nothing but disgrace to the family. “It’...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
May 13th, 2012
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South African Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale plans to challenge President Jacob Zuma for the position of leader of the ruling African National Congress in December, the Sunday Times reported, citing unidentified members of his campaign. The campaigners plan to install current secretary-gene...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 15th, 2012
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The wedding of President Jacob Zuma to his fourth wife, Bongi Ngema, will be a private family ceremony in Nkandla this weekend, the Presidency said. The Sunday Times yesterday broke the story of Zuma’s planned nuptials to Ngema, to whom he has been engaged for a number of years. Zuma has a thre...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 24th, 2012
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Nigerian Amos Adamu, who was kicked off FIFA’s executive committee for his part in the World Cup bribery scandal, has lost his appeal against a three-year ban from soccer. The ruling from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne on Friday upheld FIFA’s ban with the stinging re...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 2nd, 2012
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Harare – Zimbabwe’s media commission on Thursday said it will ask authorities to ban foreign newspapers that are not registered to operate in the country. “The Zimbabwe media commission has resolved to bar affected papers from entrance into and circulation within Zimbabwe until they...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 30th, 2012
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Cape Town – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is reliably understood to be planning to retire after the next election to pave way for his hand-picked successor who will protect his interests and shield him from punishment for human rights violations, the Sunday Times reported on Sunday. The report s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2012
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Armed police guards are protecting a South African treasury team sent to fix the finances of a bankrupt province that is a base for firebrand ANC youth leader Julius Malema, a sign of political tensions ahead of an appeal that will decide his fate. Malema, the leader of the ruling African National Co...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 19th, 2011
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Firebrand party rebel Julius Malema mocked South African President Jacob Zuma at a provincial conference this weekend, local media said, in the latest sign of a growing power struggle within the ruling ANC ahead of its leadership election next year. Malema, currently appealing a five-year suspension ...