South Africa’s unemployment has risen to its highest in 14 years, with agriculture and informal sectors shedding jobs and more people refraining from job hunting in the first quarter — a sign that the country’s economy may be headed for recession.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions, COSATU, a federation of all the trade unions in the country, has called for President Jacob Zuma to step down, saying that he was no longer the “right person” to lead the country.
South Africa’s Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, launched an unprecedented verbal attack on President Zuma, saying that he was not in support of the cabinet reshuffle.
South African president, Jacob Zuma has announced a ban on nine fellow Southern African countries, and a deportation plan for those resident in South Africa who are found to have engaged in crime.
An anti-immigration march is underway in South Africa’s capital Pretoria, following a spate of attacks targeting homes and shops owned by foreigners in the capital.
South African President, Jacob Zuma, is facing yet another threat to his presidency with a renewed call by three of his cabinet members for him to stand down.
South African President Jacob Zuma will be questioned next week by the African National Congress’ (ANC) integrity commission following persistent allegations of corruption and poor election results, the party said on Friday.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma will face a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday, as allegations of corruption mount against him.
Thousands of South Africans are protesting in the streets of Pretoria, the country’s administrative capital, calling for the resignation of President Jacob Zuma, who has been enmeshed in scandals that critics say are undermining the country’s democracy.
South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress, ANC, has suffered its worst electoral setback since apartheid ended in 1994.