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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Southern Africa

S.A.’s parliament’s speaker to consider Zuma no-confidence vote request

The speaker of South Africa's parliament said on Sunday she would consider a request from opposition parties to hold a 'no confidence' vote on...

ANC in disarray over sack of South Africa’s Finance minister

The sack of former finance minister, Pravin Gordhan has thrown the ruling ANC party into chaos, creating one of its biggest tests since leading...

President Zuma swears-in new cabinet

South African President Jacob Zuma has sworn in the new members of his cabinet. His reshuffle decision has led to renewed calls for him...

South Africa’s new finance minister wants radically transformed economy

New South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Saturday he was committed to maintaining South Africa's investment-grade credit ratings, which analysts have said...

S.A’s Zuma sacks Gordhan as finance minister in cabinet reshuffle

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma sacked finance minister Pravin Gordhan in a cabinet reshuffle after days of speculation that has rocked the country's markets...

Veteran anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Kathrada buried

One of South Africa's foremost liberation heroes, Ahmed Kathrada who died this Monday has been buried. Among the mourners were two former presidents, and two...

South Africa’s ruling party leaders split over Gordhan’s fate

South Africa's ruling African National Congress party is split at the top over whether Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan should be sacked, sources said...

Zambia to hold public hearing on ICC membership

Zambia has opened public consultations on the government's plan to leave the International Criminal Court. Zambian Justice minister Given Lubinda announced the consultation, which will...

AU Commission chair, Faki Mahamat concludes two-day visit to South Sudan

Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, concluded his two day visit to South Sudan where he travelled to Ganyiel, in Unity,...

Zuma, Mbeki mourn veteran anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Kathrada

South African president, Jacob Zuma has described the death veteran anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Kathrada, as a national loss. Similarly, former president Thabo Mbeki described Kathrada's...
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