#Zumamustfall – 3 finance ministers in the past week

#Zumamustfall – 3 finance ministers in the past week

#Zumamustfall is the hashtag thousands of South Africans are using for the nationwide protest which is calling for the ousting of President Jacob Zuma. Zuma has faced a massive backlash for dismissing South Africa’s Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene and replacing him with ANC MP Des van Rooyen. The news was…

South Africa: President’s Question Session

Today President Jacob Zuma of South Africa attended the President’s Question Session at the National Assembly for this year where a number of important issues were addressed. One of the major focuses was the drought that has greatly affected the country. Zuma, however, has not declared the situation a national disaster….

Are South African students endangering their futures?

The #FeesMustFall movement protesting the 10-15 percent fee hike for the 2016 academic year for higher education intuitions in South Africa continue to snowball. In over a week thousands of students have come together organising sit-ins and marches calling to freeze fee increases as well as protesting against the potential…

Zuma urgently sends Ramaphosa to Lesotho

Tuesday June 30, 2015, South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was sent to Lesotho by President Jacob Zuma due to increased fears about the political instability in the country. June 25 the former Commander of Lesotho’s Defense Force (LDF) Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao was allegedly shot dead at his home…