Jacob Zuma, a prominent South African politician, held the presidency from 2009 to 2018. Throughout his political journey, Zuma's trajectory has been a blend of achievements and controversies, rendering him a polarizing figure within South African politics. His legacy is a subject of ongoing debate, as supporters commend his role in the anti-apartheid movement, while critics emphasize the scandals and legal challenges that overshadowed his tenure as president.
The ICC and the fragility of a consensus on international law
/ 25 May 2024

The ICC and the fragility of a consensus on international law

International divisions on the charges against Hamas and Israeli leaders echo hypocrisy and threats to the rule of law in domestic politics

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Zuma and Ramaphosa: A tale of two presidents
/ 24 May 2024

Zuma and Ramaphosa: A tale of two presidents

As Jacob Zuma’s new party gains momentum, it could damage the ANC’s results in the elections and even destroy Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency

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How could you get it so wrong, Lamola asks Zondi on Zuma ruling
/ 22 May 2024

How could you get it so wrong, Lamola asks Zondi on Zuma ruling

The minister confronted the future deputy president of the SCA on the electoral court’s overturned judgment on Jacob Zuma’s eligibility for parliament

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Post-election by-elections lie ahead for six KwaZulu-Natal municipalities
/ 21 May 2024

Post-election by-elections lie ahead for six KwaZulu-Natal municipalities

Residents of the six rural towns will vote again on 19 June

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Ramaphosa: South Africa will not fall apart if the ANC loses the elections
/ 20 May 2024

Ramaphosa: South Africa will not fall apart if the ANC loses the elections

The president said he was confident that his party would win the elections and he would return to complete his second term

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Zuma arms deal trial date set for 2025
/ 16 May 2024

Zuma arms deal trial date set for 2025

The trial is scheduled to begin in April next year, nearly two decades after the former president was first charged for taking bribes from a French arms dealer

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Baleka Mbete denies protecting Zuma during his presidency, calls him ‘crazy’
/ 15 May 2024

Baleka Mbete denies protecting Zuma during his presidency, calls him ‘crazy’

The former speaker of the National Assembly said she was doing her job at the time and, if needed, she would have protected FW de Klerk

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Ngcukayitobi: ANC should have listened to the Eastern Cape and suspended Zuma a long time ago
/ 14 May 2024

Ngcukayitobi: ANC should have listened to the Eastern Cape and suspended Zuma a long time ago

The provincial secretary said the people of the Eastern Cape had rejected Zuma and his new MK party ahead of the elections

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Mbalula mines eThekwini’s ‘fertile and productive’ voter districts
/ 10 May 2024

Mbalula mines eThekwini’s ‘fertile and productive’ voter districts

Promises of infrastructure, grants and electricity topped the ANC secretary general’s week in KwaZulu-Natal

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T-shirts of Chris Hani as an MK commander mark Sexwale’s ANC campaign trail
/ 7 May 2024

T-shirts of Chris Hani as an MK commander mark Sexwale’s ANC campaign trail

The former Gauteng premier said the ANC, not Jacob Zuma, was the true custodian of the uMkhonto weSizwe brand

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Who’s afraid of Julius Malema?
/ 7 May 2024

Who’s afraid of Julius Malema?

The spectre of an ANC-EFF tie-up has been used to forewarn of massive economic destruction. But none of the other options are damage-free

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ANC marshalls its forces to KwaZulu-Natal in final push for votes
/ 6 May 2024

ANC marshalls its forces to KwaZulu-Natal in final push for votes

The governing party has identified KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng as the battlegrounds for votes ahead of the elections

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