The Congress of the People (Cope) on Monday called for President Jacob Zuma to be charged with contempt of court.
Jun23

The Congress of the People (Cope) on Monday called for President Jacob Zuma to be charged with contempt of court.

Cope spokesperson Dennis Bloem said his party “knew all along that Zuma had actively helped (Sudanese) President Omar Al-Bashir escape in defiance of a high court order”. Bashir‚ who is wanted on an International Criminal Court (ICC) warrant for alleged war crimes‚ left last Monday‚ after an African Union summit‚ despite a ruling ordering him to remain until it could be determined whether he should detained by South African...

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Decisive plan needed to deal with scourge of terrorism in Africa‚ says Zuma
Jun17

Decisive plan needed to deal with scourge of terrorism in Africa‚ says Zuma

A decisive plan of action is needed to address the current scourge of terrorism in Africa‚ President Jacob Zuma said on Sunday. In his opening remarks to the 25th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Sandton‚ Zuma said it was important that the necessary preventative measures were established. “We also need new ways in which we‚ as Africa and not our partners‚ manage our conflict situations‚” he asserted. Africa‚...

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South African media fall for presidency’s April Fool joke
Apr02

South African media fall for presidency’s April Fool joke

The South African president’s office sent out a press release on Wednesday announcing new cabinet appointments for positions that do not exist, making April Fools of some local media. The South African president’s office sent out a press release on Wednesday announcing new cabinet appointments for positions that do not exist, making April Fools of some local media. The new positions included ministers for Public...

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