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Paul Simao

Paul Simao

    Mlambo-Ngcuka eyes move to Cope
    Mlambo-Ngcuka eyes move to Cope
    South Africa's former deputy president, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, is preparing to leave the African National Congress (ANC) and join the Congress of...
    Cope unlikely to alter economic agenda
    Cope unlikely to alter economic agenda
    The Congress of the People breakaway faction of the ANC suggested on Sunday it would adopt many of the economic policies of the ruling party,...
    SCA to hear Zuma graft appeal
    SCA to hear Zuma graft appeal
    The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on Tuesday announced it would hear an appeal later this month of a ruling that threw out corruption charges...
    Zimbabwe crisis worsens amid impasse
    Zimbabwe crisis worsens amid impasse
    Human rights abuses are going unpunished and the food crisis is worsening in Zimbabwe while President Robert Mugabe and the opposition bicker over...
    Manuel plays down chance of ANC split
    Manuel plays down chance of ANC split
    South Africa's finance minister said he expected more officials to resign in the aftermath of president Thabo Mbeki's removal, but played down...
    NPA to launch challenge against Zuma ruling
    NPA to launch challenge against Zuma ruling
    South African prosecutors said on Friday they would appeal against a court ruling that dismissed a politically charged graft case against ruling...
    Angola's ruling MPLA wins parliamentary poll
    Angola's ruling MPLA wins parliamentary poll
    Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos's ruling MPLA party scored a landslide parliamentary election victory on Wednesday with nearly 82% of...
    Angola ruling party set for big win in disputed poll
    Angola ruling party set for big win in disputed poll
    The leader of Angola's largest opposition party said on Sunday he was contesting the results of the country's parliamentary election, which showed...
    Voting in Angola resumes amid controversy
    Voting in Angola resumes amid controversy
    Voting in Angola's parliamentary election resumed on Saturday for an unscheduled second day amid charges the poll had been chaotic and violated the...
    Mbeki 'not invited' to Zim meeting
    Mbeki 'not invited' to Zim meeting
    Southern African leaders will hold an emergency meeting in Swaziland on Wednesday to discuss the crisis in Zimbabwe but key negotiator President...
    SA urged to open power sector to private firms
    SA urged to open power sector to private firms
    South Africa must embrace private sector involvement in the electricity sector if it wants to solve a power crisis that threatens to derail its...
    Mugabe uses food as weapon in election race
    Mugabe uses food as weapon in election race
    President Robert Mugabe's government is using food as a weapon ahead of Zimbabwe's June 27 presidential run-off election, United States-based group...