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ANC wins South Africa poll with lowest-ever vote share

ANC wins South Africa poll with lowest-ever vote share

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) has won another term in power, but with its lowest-ever vote share at 57.5 per cent, according to the electoral commission.

South Africa's ANC to finalise talks on Zuma's future

South Africa's ANC to finalise talks on Zuma's future

South Africa's African National Congress leader Cyril Ramaphosa said the party's executive body would meet on Monday to finalise discussions on the future of President Jacob Zuma, who is under pressure to step down.

South Africa's ANC party wrestles over choice of new leader

South Africa's ANC party wrestles over choice of new leader

Thousands of delegates from South Africa's ruling ANC party hunkered down Sunday to choose their next leader in a vote widely seen as a decisive moment in the country's post-apartheid history.

South Africa's troubled ANC meets to elect new leader

South Africa's troubled ANC meets to elect new leader

Thousands of delegates from South Africa's ANC party gathered Saturday for a five-day meeting to elect their new leader in a divisive race seen as a pivotal moment in the country's post-apartheid history.

South African court blasts Zuma over graft inquiry report

South African court blasts Zuma over graft inquiry report

The High Court in the capital Pretoria ordered Jacob Zuma to appoint within 30 days a judicial inquiry into the allegations that have hung over him and his associates.

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.

Zuma's ex-wife lashes critics as S Africa power race hots up

Zuma's ex-wife lashes critics as S Africa power race hots up

The former wife of South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday dismissed criticism that her bid to succeed him in office is a strategy to protect him from criminal prosecution.

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.

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 Africa's ANC under fire four years after Marikana massacre

South Africa's ANC under fire four years after Marikana massacre

South African opposition parties on Tuesday slammed the ruling ANC for failing to deliver on its promises, four years after police killed 34 striking miners at Marikana in a massacre that shocked the world.

ANC shaken by South Africa election losses

ANC shaken by South Africa election losses

The African National Congress (ANC) vowed on Friday to learn from bruising local election results that showed South African voters drifting away from the party that led the anti-apartheid struggle.