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Text of report by South African privately-owned, established daily newspaper The Star website on 25 September [Report by Moshoeshoe Monare and Xolani Mbanjwa: "Mbeki Lauded as he Bows Out"] An "emotional and aggrieved" cabinet have paid tribute to Thabo Mbeki for his achievements, defended his integrity to the bitter end and elected Communications Minister Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri as acting president for about 12 hours.
Excerpt from report by website of non-profit South African Press Association (SAPA) news agency ANC president Jacob Zuma hinted on Monday that his deputy Kgalema Motlanthe would become acting president, but stopped short of confirming this.
Text of report by website of non-profit South African Press Association (SAPA) news agency The United Democratic Movement has condemned the manner in which the ANC recalled President Thabo Mbeki on Saturday, describing it as "an act of political barbarity.""To remove the head of state like this is an act of political barbarity that threatens to plunge the country into anarchy," Bantu Holomisa said in a statement on Saturday.
By Paul Simao JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African Deputy President Jacob Zuma is due in court this week to face corruption charges, strengthened by outspoken supporters who have kept alive his hope of political resurrection.
By Manoah Esipisu JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former Deputy President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday he was willing to run for election as South Africa's next president, wasting no time launching a political comeback attempt after his acquittal on rape charges.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A newly elected councillor for South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) was shot dead late on Saturday in what police said could be a politically motivated killing after last week's local government polls.
By Andrew Quinn NGOBI, South Africa (Reuters) - For supporters of South Africa's ruling ANC, the road to the tiny village of Ngobi offers physical proof of a promise kept by the party which ended apartheid.
By John Chiahemen JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's former deputy president, Jacob Zuma, has confirmed he is facing rape allegations, the ruling African National Congress (ANC) said on Monday.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African deputy president Jacob Zuma, sacked in June after being linked to a high-profile graft case, will face a high court corruption trial starting next July 31, officials said on Wednesday.
By Gershwin Wanneburg JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Things certainly have changed at South Africa's public broadcaster, once the mouthpiece of the apartheid government.
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