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Anti-Zuma protests take place across South Africa


Protesters have marched in cities across South Africa including Cape Town, Durban, and the capital, Pretoria calling for the removal of President Jacob Zuma. The demonstrations came after Mr Zuma’s sacking of a respected finance minister, which led to the country’s credit rating being cut to junk status. The move added pressure to South Africa’s already embattled economy. But supporters ...

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Ndileka Mandela: ANC rejection ‘heart-wrenching’ – brother


The eldest granddaughter of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president and an anti-apartheid icon, has been urged to reconsider her decision no longer to vote for the governing African National Congress. Ndileka Mandela, 52, has been told she should instead help revive the party. She had earlier stated she no longer believed the ANC represented the values of her ...

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South Africa election: ANC takes early lead as votes counted

Final results are not expected before Saturday to allow time to address any objections

South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) has taken an early lead in the general election, partial results show. With 31% of votes counted, the ANC had 58.7% of the vote followed by the Democratic Alliance on 27.7%. The ANC is widely expected to return to power although analysts say anything less than 60% of the vote for the party ...

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