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Exiled DR Congo opposition leader launches presidency bid

Muldersdrift, South Africa | AFP | Exiled Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi  launched a campaign Monday to be elected president in polls scheduled for December, unveiling his new “Together for Change” party in South Africa. “We will fight the battle to take power — and we will win,” said Katumbi …

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S.Africa crisis: The Ramaphosa era opens

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South Africa’s parliament on Thursday chose Cyril Ramaphosa, an anti-apartheid activist who became a wealthy businessman, to be president after Jacob Zuma, tarred by scandal, was forced from office. Here is a timeline of events behind the dramatic change of power: – Rise of …

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S.Africa police raid house of Zuma’s allies in graft probe

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | 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 is expected to respond to the ANC party’s order later Wednesday, hours after …

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ANC chiefs to meet to ‘finalise’ Zuma exit

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Top leaders of South Africa’s ruling ANC will meet Monday to “finalise” the departure of embattled President Jacob Zuma after party chief Cyril Ramaphosa promised to bring “closure” to the crisis. Ramaphosa said at a party rally in Cape Town on Sunday he wanted …

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All 955 miners trapped in S.Africa rescued

Theunissen, South Africa | AFP | All 955 gold miners trapped underground for more than a day in South Africa after a power cut were rescued unharmed on Friday, to the joy of waiting relatives. “Everybody’s out,” mine spokesman James Wellsted told AFP, adding that there were no deaths or …

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