Ramaphosa replaces Zuma as ANC leader
19 December 2017 | 5:42 am
Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected the new leader of South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress. He will step into the shoes of incumbent Jacob Zuma, with national elections set for 2019.
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South Africa's ANC says party officials barred by courts will not vote at conference.
13 Feb 2018
A senior source in South Africa's African National Congress party says its executive committee decided to "recall," or remove, President Jacob Zuma as head of state.
16 Feb 2018
Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's President.
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South Africa's Jacob Zuma shrugs off corruption allegations
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Jacob Zuma has once again refused to appear before a judicial panel that was set up in 2018 to investigate corruption allegations during his mandate. Our correspondent reports from Cape Town. Also, Nigerians are rushing to register for a National Identification Number after the government asked telecoms operators to block the SIM cards of anyone who fails to do so by February 9. We take a closer look. And in DR Congo, women are hoping to make Nzango, a female-only game, an Olympic sport. We bring you a report from our correspondents.
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa calls on wealthy countries to release their excess doses of coronavirus vaccines for countries that need them.
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South Africa's top court has found ex-president Jacob Zuma "guilty of the crime of contempt of court" over his refusal to answer corruption charges. He has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.
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