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 2017-12-16 20:34 

News24

Keep Zuma away from debates on corruption - SACP...

The ANC must exclude its outgoing president Jacob Zuma from debates around issues of corruption, the SACP says...

 2017-12-16 20:20 

News24

Zuma's last speech as ANC president... in a song and a dance...

Jacob Zuma has sung his last song as ANC president. This is what went down....

 2017-12-16 20:09 

News24

Obsessed with power, Zuma still doesn't understand Constitution...

After 10 years as president of the ANC, just over eight as head of state, twice sworn to uphold the Constitution, Jacob Zuma still doesn't understand the Constitution, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela ....

 2017-12-16 20:05 

News24

Search for KZN teen missing at sea called off...

The search for a 13-year-old boy who went missing at Sheffield Beach on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal has been called off....

 2017-12-16 19:52 

Business Live

BREAKING NEWS: Zuma blindsides Treasury in fees decision...

In the past week, President Jacob Zuma had been explicitly advised by Treasury officials that the plan was not affordable in the context of governments constrained finances...

 2017-12-16 19:16 

News24

On the trail of London's serial cat killer...

In what has become a grim ritual, Tony Jenkins examines the mutilated remains of a domestic cat and says the south London serial killer has struck once again....

 2017-12-16 19:15 

News24

Factionalism, infighting 'threatening the survival of the ANC' - Zuma...

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma says the party is facing serious threats against "organisational renewal", due to factionalism, gate-keeping, infighting, and other ills....

 2017-12-16 19:14 

Mail & Guardian

Ramaphosa supporters accuse Dlamini-Zuma provinces of inflating delegate numbers...

Just as the ANC was preparing to open its elective conference, the doors to the delegates' accreditation centre at the main entrance of UJ were shut...

 2017-12-16 19:02 

News24

10 knockout quotes from Zuma's last ANC speech as president...

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma has used his swansong to attack the media, business, NGOs and party veterans... but says he bears no grudges....

 2017-12-16 18:19 

News24

Private sector theft just as bad as government theft - Zuma...

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma says theft and corruption in the private sector is just as bad as it is in government, and that the ANC needs to be protected from "corporate greed"....

 2017-12-16 18:17 

News24

Twitter doesn't hold back on Zuma's last speech as ANC president...

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma gave his final speech for the party as he opened the it's national elective conference in Nasrec, Johannesburg on Saturday....

 2017-12-16 17:32 

News24

Zuma goes on the attack during his opening address at ANC conference...

President Jacob Zuma has hit out at those he feels have opposed him and the ANC - including the media, business, NGOs, and his alliance partners....

 2017-12-16 17:18 

Mail & Guardian

Sorting the saviours from the sheep...

The Mail & Guardian continues its satirical guest writer series. Would-be tenderpreneur Apollo Mabuza gives us his first impressions...

 2017-12-16 17:02 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma takes aim at his enemies in final speech as ANC president...

Zuma said "ill-discipline" has caused ANC members to take the party to court or to side openly with the opposition....

 2017-12-16 16:51 

Business Live

Jacob Zuma's final speech as ANC president - full text...

President Jacob Zuma's final speech to the ANC Conference, December 16 2017...

 2017-12-16 16:49 

News24

Zuma proposes 'consequences' for ANC members who run to court...

President Jacob Zuma has proposed that the ANC's national elective conference decide on suitable sanctions for members who take the party to court....

 2017-12-16 16:32 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma: Conference must decide the tripartite alliance's future...

The ANC entered into an alliance with the SACP, Cosatu and Sanco in 1993, and has won elections with the three bodies campaigning for them since....

 2017-12-16 16:27 

News24

Zuma 'lacks understanding of SA's economic predicament' - BASA on fees announcement...

The Banking Association of South Africa has reacted to President Jacob Zuma's announcement of fee-free tertiary education with suspicion, saying that the "unaffordable, populist" move lacks substance....

 2017-12-16 16:18 

News24

Mixed reactions from opposition parties Zuma's fees announcement...

The announcement by President Jacob Zuma that free tertiary education would be extended to poor and working-class students next year has received mixed reactions from political parties....

 2017-12-16 16:17 

News24

The money has to come from somewhere - Heher on Zuma fees annoucement...

The announcement of fee-free education for poor and working-class students has been welcomed by universities and retired judge Jonathan Heher, who headed a commission on the feasibility of that outcome....

 2017-12-16 16:15 

Mail & Guardian

Former-CEO of international cement company denies paying $12.9-million to ISIL...

Former CEO of the French-Swiss cement maker said he was made aware of payments to the Islamic State in August 2014, contradicting a previous account....

 2017-12-16 16:12 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma's final speech as ANC President...

Read the full transcript of President Jacob Zuma's speech at the ANC's national conference plenary....

 2017-12-16 16:00 

News24

Nigeria military rescues 4 Chinese nationals from pirates...

A Nigerian military official says four abducted Chinese nationals have been rescued after a gun battle with sea pirates....

 2017-12-16 16:00 

News24

What new president? Rural Zimbabweans missed Mugabe drama...

Some in Zimbabwe's far-flung areas still haven't heard about the dramatic ouster of Robert Mugabe last month after 37 years in power....

 2017-12-16 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Microsoft takes path less traveled to build a quantum computer...

In the race to commercialise a new type of powerful computer, Microsoft Corp. just pulled up to the starting line with a slick-looking set of wheels....

 2017-12-16 15:51 

Business Live

Zuma's final report: 'We need action but not recklessness'...

Hours after announcing free higher education, the president says the economy must be transformed - but carefully...

 2017-12-16 15:19 

News24

Fireworks explosion kills 4, injures 5 in Mexico State...

A fireworks explosion in Mexico has killed 4 people and sent 5 more to the hospital days after the country's holiday season kicked off in earnest....

 2017-12-16 14:53 

Mail & Guardian

All eyes now on delegate credentials as ANC prepares to vote...

Analyst Tinyiko Maluleke says the exclusion of 54 PEC members and 40 Bojanala branches from voting will not adversely affect Dlamini-Zuma's fortunes...

 2017-12-16 14:51 

Business Live

SABC reaches wage deal with one striking union...

Bemawu has called off its strike, after accepting an increase close to the broadcasters original offer, while the CWU is consulting members...

 2017-12-16 14:51 

Business Live

Zuma unassuming as he steps out of the political limelight...

It was all about the incoming leadership as Zuma prepared to give his final political report to the party at its 54th elective conference...

 2017-12-16 14:20 

Mail & Guardian

MKMVA boss launches scathing attack on judiciary...

Maphatsoe lashed out at the courts, accusing the judiciary of planning to sabotage the ANC's national conference....

 2017-12-16 14:03 

Mail & Guardian

Austria's Sebastian Kurz, the world's youngest leader in waiting...

"Whizz-kid" is one of the monikers given to Austrian conservative Sebastian Kurz, who is set to become the world's youngest leader at just 31....

 2017-12-16 14:00 

News24

Zim, Botswana to 'fix strained relations' after Mugabe exit report...

Botswana's government is reportedly set to "fix strained relations" with Zimbabwe once the current engagements between the two nations foreign affairs ministers are completed....

 2017-12-16 14:00 

News24

WHO certifies Gabon as polio-free...

The World Health Organisation has declared Gabon a "polio-free country", given the lack of new reported or suspected cases in the central African country....

 2017-12-16 13:59 

News24

WATCH LIVE: Zuma opens 54th ANC national conference...

The first day of the conference is also the most important day. The plenary session is customarily opened with interfaith prayers and the singing of the national anthem. Watch....

 2017-12-16 13:51 

Business Live

Rand rallies further as markets raise bets on a Ramaphosa win...

The currency hit levels below R13.10/$, cheered by court rulings on ANC leadership structures and unfazed by Jacob Zumas populist move on free higher education...

 2017-12-16 13:29 

Mail & Guardian

Dube barred from ANC conference...

The ANC councillor who unseated the KZN provincial executive committee in court has been barred from the elective conference....

 2017-12-16 13:18 

News24

Zuma's 'grants not loans' for tertiary education flies in the face of Heher Commission...

President Jacob Zuma's announcement of fee-free higher education for university students from 2018, in the form of grants not loans, flies in the face of recommendations made by the Heher Commission....

 2017-12-16 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

UK flooring giant Carpetright taking a beating from its founder's son...

Profits at Carpetright have been floored as the company admitted it's struggling to compete with a rival retailer set up by its founder's son....

 2017-12-16 12:51 

Business Live

Zuma's surprise fees announcement not made to sway votes, says Collen Maine...

The ANC Youth League leader has also hit out at judges who are becoming politicised, after last-minute court rulings that went against Nkosazana Dlamini-Zumas supporters...

 2017-12-16 12:45 

Mail & Guardian

Khoi San protesters demand recognition at ANC conference...

The group is there to demand recognition as the first indigenous people in the land which now makes up the Republic of South Africa....

 2017-12-16 12:35 

News24

Strong earthquake rattles Indonesia's Java island; 2 dead...

A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely populated Java island, killing 2 people and causing severe damage to dozens of homes near the epicentre....

 2017-12-16 12:29 

Mail & Guardian

Brexit rebel MPs compromise with UK goverment over key bill...

British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure from MPs to avoid a "cliff-edge" divorce from Europe that would throw the economy into chaos....

 2017-12-16 12:19 

News24

Battle lines drawn, as factional songs take centre stage at ANC conference...

Friction between the Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosana Dlamini-Zuma camps has started to creep into the ANC's national elective conference, as Eastern Cape delegates boo a group supporting the former AU commission chairperson....

 2017-12-16 12:16 

Mail & Guardian

"Unity" votes still up for grabs, says Mpumalanga SACP leader...

"Unity" is reportedly an instruction from ANC Mpumalanga chairperson DD Mabuza for branches not to pick an individual...

 2017-12-16 12:03 

News24

Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families...

Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on the islands of Lake Chad, including fighters, wives and children....

 2017-12-16 12:03 

News24

WATCH: 'I have list of looters and I'm ready to name and shame them,' warns Mnangagwa...

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly claimed that he has a list of individuals and companies that externalised money illegally into safe havens outside the country....

 2017-12-16 11:56 

News24

'Somebody gave me the light inside' - fireman who survived Groblersdal store explosion...

A Limpopo fireman has described how he's grateful to be alive after an explosion while fighting a fire in a furniture store....

 2017-12-16 11:51 

Business Live

Constitutional Court tells Shaun Abrahams not to make decision on Zuma prosecution...

The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution has asked the court to hear the confirmation proceedings on the appointment of a new prosecutions chief urgently...

 2017-12-16 11:41 

Mail & Guardian

Seeking the 'glue' that can help us grow together...

'So, in my (ideal) view of the world, Reconciliation Day starts a period when the nation gets to come together in many ways'...

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