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ANC under pressure in S.Africa local elections

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South Africans vote Wednesday in closely contested municipal elections that could deal a heavy blow to the African National Congress (ANC) that has ruled since leading the struggle to end apartheid. Nelson Mandela’s former party risks losing control of key cities including the capital …

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Presidents arrive for Museveni swearing in

PHOTOGRAPHS: President John Magufuli of Tanzania, Edgar Lungu of Zambia, Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, Bashir Sudan and Salva Kiir of South Sudan are already in Uganda for Thursday’s swearing in and inauguration of President Yoweri Museveni. (PPU PHOTOS) ARRIVAL SCHEDULE Wednesday President John Magufuli (Tanzania) 11am President T Obiang (Equatorial …

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Will Dr Specioza Kazibwe get top African Union job?

Former Vice President Dr Specioza Naigaga Wandira Kazibwe remains a front runner to replace African Union (AU) chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma. According to the Institute for Security Studies, 60-year-old Kazibwe “certainly has the highest profile and the most international experience among the candidates, but that is not all that counts. …

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S.African President Zuma survives impeachment vote

  Cape Town, South Africa | AFP South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday easily survived an impeachment vote after a stormy session of parliament over a court ruling that he had violated the constitution. Lawmakers from Zuma’s African National Congress party rallied to his defence, defeating the motion by …

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S.Africa’s Zuma faces impeachment in parliament

Cape Town, South Africa | AFP South African President Jacob Zuma faces an impeachment attempt in parliament Tuesday after the country’s top court ruled that he had violated the constitution over spending on his private residence. Zuma will almost certainly survive the impeachment vote, which requires a two-thirds majority, as his …

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Kikwete, Zuma bias may backfire

By Silver Bugingo Disguised xenophobia against presumed Rwandans has put their alliance under the spotlight When Joseph Kabila, (apparently, upon advice from Jakaya Kiwete and Jocob Zuma) convinced the UN Security Council to establish a “Special Intervention Brigade” to the DRC Eastern Juggles, it was like a soccer hat-trick score …

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