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Bad news for Zuma as corruption watchdog recommends official inquiry

A report by an anti-corruption watchdog is recommending a commission of inquiry be set up within 30 days to probe claims of influence peddling in government

A report by an anti-corruption watchdog is recommending a commission of inquiry be set up within 30 days to probe claims of influence peddling in government

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Nelson Mandela Foundation deals blow to South African President

South Africa’s President has come under fire from the Nelson Mandela Foundation, which has called for him to be sacked for bad leadership.

South Africa’s President has come under fire from the Nelson Mandela Foundation, which has called for him to be sacked for bad leadership.

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Fighting amid parliamentary protest over Jacob Zuma

Punches were thrown as opposition MPs staged a parliamentary protest against President Jacob Zuma. Members of the ultra-left Economic Freedom

Punches were thrown as opposition MPs staged a parliamentary protest against President Jacob Zuma. Members of the ultra-left Economic Freedom

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South Africa: President Zuma denies dishonesty over spending scandal

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has denied acting dishonestly in a scandal over public funds spent on renovations at his private home. But he has

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has denied acting dishonestly in a scandal over public funds spent on renovations at his private home. But he has

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Payback time for Jacob Zuma as court rules on home improvement row

South African President Jacob Zuma has been ordered to pay back some of the milions he spent in state cash upgrading his private home. In a stinging

South African President Jacob Zuma has been ordered to pay back some of the milions he spent in state cash upgrading his private home. In a stinging

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South Africa: Jacob Zuma survives two confidence votes in two months

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has survived a second confidence vote in as many months. Governing MPs defeated the motion by a big margin. It

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has survived a second confidence vote in as many months. Governing MPs defeated the motion by a big margin. It

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Zuma condemns unrest at South African universities

Some universities in South Africa have been forced to close down as disturbances continue to break out amid demonstrations

Some universities in South Africa have been forced to close down as disturbances continue to break out amid demonstrations

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South Africa: Zuma speech disrupted amid home upgrade scandal

It was always going to be a difficult day for South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. But protests ahead of his state of the nation speech on Thursday

It was always going to be a difficult day for South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. But protests ahead of his state of the nation speech on Thursday

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Zuma's legal battle latest stumble in error-filled second term

South African President Jacob Zuma’s legal headache is just the latest problem he has been backed into. His critics say that in the past this has

South African President Jacob Zuma’s legal headache is just the latest problem he has been backed into. His critics say that in the past this has

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S Africa: rally planned as Zuma court hearings begin

Thousands of South Africans are expected to march in Johannesburg on Tuesday as court hearings begin over President Jacob Zuma’s use of public money

Thousands of South Africans are expected to march in Johannesburg on Tuesday as court hearings begin over President Jacob Zuma’s use of public money

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Thousands of South Africans join nationwide march against Zuma

Thousands of South Africans nationwide join the #ZumaMustFall marches on Wednesday calling for the removal of South Africa's president Jacob Zuma from office.

Thousands of South Africans nationwide join the #ZumaMustFall marches on Wednesday calling for the removal of South Africa's president Jacob Zuma from office.

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Success for ANC in South African elections

With the majority of the results now in, the African National Congress has dominated South Africa’s general election, winning around 62 percent of

With the majority of the results now in, the African National Congress has dominated South Africa’s general election, winning around 62 percent of

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Counting underway in South Africa's general election

Counting is underway in South Africa’s general election after the country’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) declared voting had gone smoothly

Counting is underway in South Africa’s general election after the country’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) declared voting had gone smoothly

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South Africans vote in parliamentary elections

South African’s are going to the polls on Wednesday to vote in parliamentary elections, which will also determine the president. The ruling

South African’s are going to the polls on Wednesday to vote in parliamentary elections, which will also determine the president. The ruling

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South Africa: ANC holds confident final rally ahead of May 7 election

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma rounded off the African National Congress’ (ANC) election campaign at a packed rally in Soweto. Despite being

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma rounded off the African National Congress’ (ANC) election campaign at a packed rally in Soweto. Despite being

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South Africa: Zuma accused of 'flagrant abuse' of public money

South Africa’s main opposition party is accusing President Jacob Zuma of “flagrant abuse” of public money, over multi-million euro upgrades to his

South Africa’s main opposition party is accusing President Jacob Zuma of “flagrant abuse” of public money, over multi-million euro upgrades to his

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Zuma announces Nelson Mandela's funeral arrangements

South African President Jacob Zuma has announced that former president Nelson Mandela will be given a state funeral on Monday 15 December. His body

South African President Jacob Zuma has announced that former president Nelson Mandela will be given a state funeral on Monday 15 December. His body

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"Our people have lost a father" - the world mourns Mandela

Former South African President Nelson Mandela died peacefully at his Johannesburg home on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection, President Jacob

Former South African President Nelson Mandela died peacefully at his Johannesburg home on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection, President Jacob

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Zuma visits Mandela

South African President Jacob Zuma has paid a visit to Nelson Mandela in hospital. Zuma reports that the former leader and anti-apartheid activist

South African President Jacob Zuma has paid a visit to Nelson Mandela in hospital. Zuma reports that the former leader and anti-apartheid activist

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South Africa's Zuma sings ANC conference closing address

South African President Zuma sang his closing address at the ANC’s national conference in Mangaung on Thursday. His song contained get well wishes

South African President Zuma sang his closing address at the ANC’s national conference in Mangaung on Thursday. His song contained get well wishes

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South African President retains leadership of ANC

South African President Jacob Zuma has been reelected as leader of ruling party, the African National Congress. This permits him to be the head of

South African President Jacob Zuma has been reelected as leader of ruling party, the African National Congress. This permits him to be the head of

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South Africa issues arrest warrant for Malema

South African authorities have issued an arrest warrant for former ANC Youth League President Julius Malema. One of President Jacob Zuma’s most

South African authorities have issued an arrest warrant for former ANC Youth League President Julius Malema. One of President Jacob Zuma’s most

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Memorial held for murdered Marikana miners

Politicians and church leaders have joined thousands of mourners as South Africa remembers the 34 striking miners shot dead by police last

Politicians and church leaders have joined thousands of mourners as South Africa remembers the 34 striking miners shot dead by police last

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Zuma finally visits miners at heart of Marikana dispute

Listening to their president, who had finally come to meet them after their mining community erupted in violence, the crowd was silent and

Listening to their president, who had finally come to meet them after their mining community erupted in violence, the crowd was silent and

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South Africa seeks answers after deadly mine shooting

Wives and mothers of missing miners have been protesting at the scene of Thursday’s police shooting in South Africa – many of them not knowing if

Wives and mothers of missing miners have been protesting at the scene of Thursday’s police shooting in South Africa – many of them not knowing if