Topic: African National Congress
South African media brim with scandalous stories about President Jacob Zuma. But it's another matter when UK media follow suit.
03/05/2010 12:03 pm
South Africans celebrated the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison Thursday. President Jacob Zuma has strategically scheduled his State of the Union speech for the same day.
02/11/2010 12:22 pm
South African President Jacob Zuma admitted this week to having a 'love child' out of wedlock with a mistress. While the media and opposition politicians are critical of his infidelity, South Africa's black majority electorate accepts that Zulu culture includes polygamy.
02/04/2010 01:22 pm
To mark World AIDS Day, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma announced a major policy shift, offering to provide treatment to all children diagnosed as HIV-positive.
12/01/2009 12:00 am
The video, filmed by white South African students who fed black workers food apparently laced with urine, caused the students to be expelled. But now a black university official says they should be reinstated.
10/26/2009 01:00 am
The South African president said Zimbabwe's young national unity government is working, despite recent bickering over powersharing.
08/28/2009 01:00 am
Expectations for a shift in the relationship between the two nations are high as the South African president makes his first official trip to Zimbabwe today.
08/27/2009 01:00 am
After rushing an ill friend to a public hospital in Johannesburg, the sight of skeletal men staring in vain to get the attention of overworked nurses raised a number of questions for me.
08/17/2009 01:00 am
The labor-friendly Zuma is facing pressure on wages and job security. Public anger has led to riots in poor neighborhoods.
07/27/2009 01:00 am
The US should follow the Northern Ireland and South African models – which had principles, not preconditions.
06/24/2009 01:00 am