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When Trump calls Zuma and five other absurdities

On Monday, the South African government confirmed that Donald J Trump, leader of the free world, requested a phone call with our President Jacob...

Three reasons #UniteBehind is different from #ZumaMustFall and #BlackMonday

Civil society organisations in Cape Town are marched to Parliament on Monday afternoon to call for the removal of President Jacob Zuma. This came ahead...

Running South Africa like the AU might not be a good...

ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma recently said that if she became president of South Africa, she could do for South Africa what she did...

Overeager voters, faulty biometrics and arrests as #KenyaDecides

Long queues were the order of the day as Kenyans took to the polls Tuesday to vote in a hotly contested national election, pitting...

Mbete agrees to host secret ballot! Now what?

Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, agreed on Monday to hold a secret ballot for Tuesday's parliamentary vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma....

EFF: Zuma Is Gone, Now Dissolve Parliament

Following the resignation of Jacob Zuma as the president of the republic on Wednesday night, the Economic Freedom Fighters hosted a press conference on...

If Jacob Zuma ever wrote a book, Twitter knows what the...

After a week of heavy news, #ZumaBookTitle was trending on Friday. We did you a solid and rounded up some of the best tweets. Jacob...

Caught in the Spider’s Web: Radical Economic Transformation and Authoritarian Populism

The emergence of the campaign and associated political rhetoric under the banner of “Radical Economic Transformation” (RET) devolved from the Zuma administration. Over the...

#CabinetReshuffle sparks protests

President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle caused shockwaves across the nation Friday. Zuma fired five ministers and reshuffled several more including, controversially, Finance Minister Pravin...

President Shocked Is Too Rich To Lead

President Cyril Ramaphosa may not realise this, but his now-infamous quotes about being ‘shocked’ and ‘appalled’ by various details he encounters while...

Free Education at last? President Zuma announces sweeping changes to higher...

A month after the Heher Commission on Free Higher Education released its long awaited report, President Jacob Zuma announced sweeping changes to the higher...

Ramaphosa affairs: ‘It shows you can also cheat the country’

Cyril Ramaphosa is the latest high profile politician to face a sex scandal. The Sunday Independent has reported on not one but eight extramarital...

#VoteofNoConfidence: Secret ballots and ConCourt hearing explained



Since President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle, opposition parties have been pushing for his removal by court action, impeachment and votes of no confidence. Seven...

CR17 vs NDZ: the ANC, business and media endorsements

The race for president of the African National Congress (ANC), who will be announced at the party’s 54th national conference, currently stands between former...

Kanya Cekeshe’s Bid For Freedom Will Be Taken To The High...

The fight for Kanya Cekeshe's release is not over. On October 14, the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court denied bail and leave to appeal...

Why Cyril Ramaphosa won’t rush the Zuma exit

The Daily Vox spoke to political analyst Ebrahim Fakir, the director of programmes at the public policy institute ASRI, on the position newly elected...

‘Funny’ photos of Mugabe are no joke for Zimbabwean freelancers

If ever I needed a reminder of how much trouble the term “freelancer” can cause in Zimbabwe, Friday was it. President Robert Mugabe was...

Ramaphosa’s tough job of selling SA at Davos

The World Economic Forum will be taking place from January 23 - 26, at the Swiss ski resort town of Davos. The annual gathering...

5 Things To Bring “Ramaphoria” Back

Let's be honest. Ramaphoria (for those of you who contracted it) is wearing thin. The country is still in a shambles. Economically, President Cyril...

What you need to know about the candidates for ANC president

The ANC’s official nomination and campaigning season only officially begins at the end of September but, with just a few months until its December...
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