Gulf Times - Jacob-Zuma
S.Africa spy agency threatens to seek Zuma book ban

S.Africa spy agency threatens to seek Zuma book ban

South Africa's spy agency threatened on Friday to seek a banning order for a newly released book that makes a series of corruption allegations against President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma's ex-wife named MP ahead of ANC leadership vote

Zuma's ex-wife named MP ahead of ANC leadership vote

The National Assembly confirmed in a statement that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a former African Union chief, was sworn in as a member of parliament for the governing African National Congress.

South African court ruling delivers setback to Zuma, allies

South African court ruling delivers setback to Zuma, allies

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma suffered a setback on Tuesday when a court ruled that the election of a faction loyal to him in his home province two years ago was invalid.

South Africa's Zuma survives vote of no confidence

South Africa's Zuma survives vote of no confidence

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday survived a parliamentary vote of no confidence, with enough ANC lawmakers sticking by their leader despite divisions and fierce criticism of his rule.

Zuma faces secret vote on no-confidence motion

Zuma faces secret vote on no-confidence motion

The vote, scheduled for Tuesday, has become a test of African National Congress unity as senior party figures have been increasingly critical of their leader, but it is unlikely to succeed in toppling Jacob Zuma.

South African finance minister sacked in shock reshuffle

South African finance minister sacked in shock reshuffle

The South African rand plunged more than 5% after President Jacob Zuma on Thursday sacked his finance minister, a man widely seen as a competent manager of one of the world's most important emerging economies.

Guptas' accounts closed on money-laundering fears: FirstRand

Guptas' accounts closed on money-laundering fears: FirstRand

South African lender FirstRand said on Monday suspicions of money-laundering lay behind its decision to cut ties with a business family linked to allegations of influence-peddling in President Jacob Zuma's government.

ANC backs Zuma after calls for him to quit

ANC backs Zuma after calls for him to quit

South Africa's ruling African National Congress said on Tuesday its executive committee had stood by President Jacob Zuma in a debate called after media reported that four ministers had demanded his resignation.

Opposition files complaint against Zuma over corruption

Opposition files complaint against Zuma over corruption

South Africa's main opposition party filed a criminal complaint on Tuesday accusing President Jacob Zuma of corruption after a report this month by an anti-graft agency listed allegations of influence-peddling in his government.

S.Africa opposition files complaint against Gupta family

S.Africa opposition files complaint against Gupta family

A South African opposition party on Sunday filed a criminal complaint against the controversial Gupta brothers who stand accused of wielding undue influence over President Jacob Zuma.

ANC backs release of graft report into Zuma's friends

ANC backs release of graft report into Zuma's friends

South Africa's ruling party said it supported the release of findings of an anti-corruption investigation into claims of political interference by friends of President Jacob Zuma, despite a court bid by Zuma to block the report.

South African court blocks appeal by Zuma over corruption charges

South African court blocks appeal by Zuma over corruption charges

South African President Jacob Zuma failed on Friday in his appeal against a court ruling that corruption charges against him be reinstated, another setback for the leader who has been facing calls for his resignation.