ANC leader race down to Dlamini-Zuma and Ramaphosa - Bloomberg survey

2017-02-17 07:42

The election of the next leader of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress looks set to be a two-horse race, 26 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg reveal.

EDITORIAL: Women in rural SA have a pretty raw deal

2017-02-12 06:06

It was a rough start to the week for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma – for all the wrong reasons.

Dlamini-Zuma launches presidential campaign

2017-02-05 22:26

Former AU commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has officially launched her ANC presidential campaign.

AU is cleaning house with reforms aplenty

2017-02-05 06:05

Future chairpersons of the African Union Commission will be able to appoint their own team of commissioners under sweeping reforms planned for the body to help them push their programmes more effectively.

Top Africa stories: Mawarire, AU, Malema

2017-02-01 19:46

Zimbabwe's pastor Mwarire has been detained at the Harare International Airport, and African leaders have adopted a strategy calling for a collective withdrawal from the ICC.

Africa 'should deal with issues that force people to flee'

2017-01-31 14:01

Africa should set an example on how to host refugees following the closure of American borders, AU commissioner for peace and security says, adding however, that issues that force people to flee must be dealt with.

Dlamini-Zuma: Trump's #MuslimBan could herald 'turbulent times' for Africa

2017-01-30 18:51

Outgoing AU Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has slammed US President Donald Trump for the second time, saying his travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries could herald "turbulent times" for Africa.

Who will replace Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma at the AU?

The African Union Commission will on Monday elect its new chairperson.

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Woman set to take over AU from Dlamini-Zuma

2017-01-29 06:01

African leaders are set to decide on a successor for African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on Monday.

Zuma 'likely to vote for Kenyan candidate to replace Dlamini-Zuma at AU'... find out why

2017-01-27 11:30

Even though SA should officially support a candidate from southern Africa, unofficial talk is that President Jacob Zuma will vote for the Kenyan candidate to replace Nkosazana Dlamani-Zuma as AU Commission chair. Find out why?


We’ll know you by your fans

2017-02-12 06:06

Last week, former African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma returned home after a four-year absence, during which she held a job she did not really want and clearly did not enjoy, writes Mondli Makhanya.

King’s chauvinism was ‘misunderstood’

2017-02-12 06:01

AmaXhosa King Mpendulo “Zwelonke” Sigcawu – who this week made controversial comments that women were “too sensitive” to be president of the country – has back-pedalled, claiming his words were “misunderstood”.

Africa needs more women presidents - Dlamini-Zuma

2017-02-05 18:02

The former chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, says Africa needs more women to be elected into presidential positions.

Axing Gordhan will result in immediate downgrade - economist

2017-02-02 15:46

SA will in all likelihood be downgraded immediately should President Jacob Zuma fire Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in the near future, says economist Peter Attard Montalto.

AU leaders 'endorse' Dlamini-Zuma for SA's next president as they say goodbye

2017-02-01 08:32

African Union leaders bade farewell to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma by giving her ringing endorsements for her battle back home.

AU re-admits Morocco after 'tense debate'

2017-01-31 13:24

The African Union has decided to allow Morocco back in the fold after a 33-year absence, despite stiff resistance from some member states over the status of Western Sahara.

BREAKING: Chad's Mahamat to take over from Dlamini-Zuma - #AUCommissionChair

2017-01-30 16:08

Chad's foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat is the next AU Commission chairperson. He succeeds Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who was lobbying for a woman to follow her.

Mugabe 'flies in, flies out' as 'weighty matters' await him in Ethiopia

2017-01-29 07:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has left Harare for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the African Union summit, just hours after his arrival from a long holiday in Asia. A report says "weighty matters" await him at the summit.

Bye AU, hello presidency

2017-01-29 06:01

At her farewell dinner, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma came under fire for using the event to promote her electoral ambitions.

Dlamini-Zuma speaks out on Donald Trump's administration

2017-01-26 06:00

AU Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has warned that Donald Trump's administration threatens global progress on climate change and women’s rights.

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