Third term for Zuma?

2015-09-27 16:12

President Jacob Zuma’s loyalists are ­hedging their bets by launching a ­campaign for his third ANC term as ­growing uncertainty creeps in over which candidate he will appoint as his successor in the ANC in 2017.

South Sudan peace deal welcomed with optimism, caution

2015-08-27 13:49

A deal signed by South Sudan’s president aimed at ending 20 months of civil war has been given a cautious welcome, with both sides in the conflict urged to show good faith.

Burundi president to be sworn in for 3rd term

2015-08-20 12:07

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is set to be sworn in for a controversial third term in power, a top official says, following elections last month, weeks of protests and a failed coup.

South Sudan a disaster without deal

2015-08-20 05:16

South Sudan's warring rivals will bring disaster on themselves and the region if no peace deal is signed, the African Union has warned.

Angie Motshekga hits out at ANC’s power-hungry men

2015-08-02 16:00

ANC Women’s League president Angie Motshekga says the league will lobby strongly for a female president at the governing party’s 2017 elective conference.

Top Burundi official flees on eve of controversial vote

2015-06-29 09:53

The head of Burundi’s parliament has fled the country following weeks of violence, denouncing the president’s "illegal" third term bid.

Mediator proposes peace plan for South Sudan

2015-06-26 06:06

The chief mediator in South Sudan peace talks hpes a new 'compromise' proposal would put an end to 18 months of ethnic bloodletting in the world's youngest country.

Dlamini-Zuma thrown in 2010 SWC bribery spotlight

2015-06-05 08:52

A new letter has surfaced in the SWC 2010 scandal which seems to implicate Danny Jordaan and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

AU warns Burundi environment 'not conducive' for polls

2015-05-07 16:41

The AU has warned that the situation in Burundi is not suitable to hold elections, saying it could not send poll observers after deadly protest triggered by the president’s bid for a third term in power.

Xenophobia: Zimbabweans to march to SA embassy

2015-04-17 10:48

Zimbabweans have taken to social media to mobilise for a "Black Friday" campaign following the deadly xenophobic attacks targeting foreign nationals in South Africa.


ANC 'premier league' moving to secure Dlamini-Zuma presidency - claim

2015-09-07 14:39

The outcome of the ANC Youth League congress is just another step forward in working out Cyril Ramaphosa's role and securing the presidency for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a highly placed source says.

Burundi president says God on his side

2015-08-20 18:30

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has warned rebels that they will be crushed by God after being sworn in for a controversial third term following weeks of protests.

South Sudan peace deal in tatters as rivals blame each other

2015-08-20 11:01

Peace efforts in South Sudan are in tatters as warring rivals blame each other for attacks and the army claims that the rebels broke their own peace deal hours after signing.

International outcry after Burundian rights activist shot

2015-08-05 11:57

The attempted killing of a leading rights activist, shot in the face by a gunman, has triggered international outrage and stoked fears of worsening violence in Burundi.

African Union deploys observers to Burundi

2015-07-22 20:02

The African Union has begun deployment of military and human rights observers to Burundi, where vote counting was underway a day after a presidential election.

Burundi goes to polls, defies violence

2015-06-29 07:24

Burundi goes to the polls with the president defiant in his controversial bid for a third term in power, despite weeks of unrest that forced thousands to flee and prompted international calls for a delay.

More cracks surface in KZN ANC

2015-06-10 13:24

More cracks are surfacing in the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal following a meeting between the party’s top brass and the Provincial Executive Committee.

'Grave' abuses in S Sudan army offensive

2015-05-15 22:06

South Sudan's army has carried out 'grave' human rights abuses in an all-out offensive that has cut off aid from half a million people.

Ethiopia to hold national mourning after ISIS kills Christians

2015-04-20 18:45

Ethiopia will hold three days of national mourning for Ethiopian Christians killed by ISIS militants in Libya, the government says.

AU chair concerned about KZN xenophobic attacks

2015-04-11 22:10

A delegation including the KwaZulu-Natal premier, government ministers and the national police commissioner has visited displaced foreign nationals in Durban after a concerned phone call from the AU chairperson about xenophobic attacks.

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