Cyril Ramaphosa wins election as South Africa’s African National Congress leader

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party in a marathon vote that raised the likelihood for the 65-year-old businessman to become the country’s next head of state after incumbent President Jacob Zuma. “We declare comrade Cyril Ramaphosa the new president of the African National […]

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South Africa’s opposition party in parliament moves to dissolve the national assembly

Parliamentary officials prepare the chamber prior to an unsuccessful vote of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma on August 8, 2017 in the South African National Assembly in Cape Town. (Photo by AFP) South Africa’s opposition party in parliament has submitted a motion to dissolve the national assembly and hold fresh elections. The attempt to dissolve […]

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Mandla Mandela urges Israeli envoy’s expulsion from South Africa, cutting off of all ties

Mandla Mandela, grandson of late South African President Nelson Mandela and a member of parliament for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) The grandson of South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician, Nelson Mandela, has called on South Africa’s government to expel the Israeli ambassador to Pretoria and sever all diplomatic and business relations with the Tel […]

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