Jacob Zuma, former South Africa’s president, in key dates
Key dates for South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, who resigned on Wednesday after the ruling ANC party threatened to eject him from office via a parliamentary vote of no confidence. - April 12, 1942: Zuma is born in rural Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal province. He grows up without formal schooling. - 1963: A member of the…
Ramaphosa succeeds Zuma as South African president
South African lawmakers formally named wealthy former businessman Cyril Ramaphosa as new president Thursday after scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma resigned under intense pressure from his own party. Ramaphosa, the only candidate, was approved without a vote by the parliament in Cape Town, chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng told assembled lawmakers, to loud cheers. Zuma announced his resignation…
South Africa's Zuma says efforts to oust him 'very unfair'
South African President Jacob Zuma said ongoing efforts to unseat him by the ruling ANC party were unfair, adding that he had been given no reason by the party why he should resign.
South Africa police raid house of Zuma's allies in graft probe
South African police Wednesday raided the Johannesburg home of the business family accused of overseeing government corruption under President Jacob Zuma, who has been ordered to resign by his party.
Zuma triggers crisis by refusing ANC's exit order
South Africa braced Tuesday for a major political showdown as scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma reportedly rejected a direct order from the ruling ANC party to leave office.
ANC to remove Zuma as South Africa's head of state
South Africa's ruling ANC party resolved Tuesday to oust scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from office after he refused to resign, local media reported following marathon closed-door talks.
South Africa's Ramaphosa admits 'disunity' as Zuma fights exit
The top decision-making body of South Africa's ruling ANC will meet on February 12, 2018 following days of...
South Africa political deadlock as Zuma clings to power
South Africa's political impasse deepened on Saturday with no resolution to extended talks over President Jacob Zuma's expected departure from office after his own party called for him to resign.