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ANC to punish MPs who voted for Zuma’s removal

Some members of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) are reported to have threatened to fish out ANC MPs who voted in favour of a motion to get President Jacob Zuma out of office.

South Africa’s opposition wants parliament dissolved

The DA on Wednesday announced that it intends to table a motion to dissolve Parliament on Thursday. This will be a first for a democratic South Africa, and if it succeeds, it will necessitate an early national election.

South Africa economy in “duress”

South Africa's economy is in a state of "duress" and 2017 growth will fall short of 0.5 percent, President Jacob Zuma said late on Monday, more bad news in an economy that slid into recession in March. "The economy is under duress ... In…

Zuma’s critic charged by ANC

An outspoken member of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) party has been charged with ill-discipline for speaking out against President Jacob Zuma. MP Makhosi Khoza has repeatedly called for Mr Zuma to resign. Last week, she…