Tag: President Jacob Zuma

Why the Gupta raid is good for South Africa — Luphumlo  Joka
Opinion Uncategorized

Why the Gupta raid is good for South Africa — Luphumlo Joka

A monthly column by Luphumlo Joka Note: This column was written yesterday — before Jacob Zuma announced his resignation as president and Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as his successor, and before further developments in the Gupta raids saga (see latest updates at going to press — https://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/hawks-hunt-three-more-linked-to-gupta-raids-13300061 and http://ewn.co.za/2018/02/16/hawks-call-on-fugitive-ajay-gupta-to-hand-himself-over) I […]

The Zuma lessons — Mike Pothier
South Africa Uncategorized

The Zuma lessons — Mike Pothier

South African President Jacob Zuma resigned last night in a televised address to the nation, ending a turbulent tenure marred by corruption scandals that sapped the popularity of the ruling African National Congress and hurt one of Africa’s biggest economies. MIKE POTHIER programme manager of the Parliamentary Liaison Office of […]

Christian leaders to lobby ANC MPs to vote according to their consciences
South Africa Uncategorized

Christian leaders to lobby ANC MPs to vote according to their consciences

Christian leaders plan to meet all 249 ANC MPs face-to-face to urge them to vote according to their consciences and not along party lines in the anticipated motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma, says the South African Christian Leadership Initiative (SACLI). The no confidence debate, originally scheduled for […]