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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.