Tag: ruling party

Are top ANC officials plotting to unseat South Africa’s Ramaphosa as party leader?

Ramaphosa narrowly defeated Zuma’s ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, in a leadership vote at the ANC’s national conference in December 2017.

Ethiopia’s EPRDF makes three big announcements at first meeting since appointment of Abiy Ahmed

On Tuesday, June 5, the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front’s (EPRDF) Executive Committee began its first leadership meeting since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was appointed in April. Three big announcements followed: 1)...

South Africa’s Zuma survives no confidence vote in ANC

South Africa President Jacob Zuma defeated a no-confidence motion against him at a meeting of top officials of the ruling African National Congress party on Sunday, News24 reported on its website.

S.Africa's biggest union group supports Ramaphosa to succeed Zuma

The debate over who should follow Zuma has heated up since the ANC suffered its worst local election results in August.

S.Africa's president Zuma urged by protesters to quit

Though the protesters numbered fewer than 100, the demonstration kept political tension high in Africa's most industrialised country.