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Marchers demand South Africa's Zuma step down

Dec 16 2015

JOHANNESBURG Thousands of marchers demanded President Jacob Zuma step down in rallies across South Africa on Wednesday, blaming him for a week of financial turmoil triggered by his sacking of the finance minister.

South Africa's Zuma caves in on fees amid violent student protests

Oct 23 2015

PRETORIA South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Friday ruled out university fee increases next year after a week of angry protests by students across the country in the first signs of the post-apartheid 'Born Free' generation flexing its muscle. | Video

South Africa's Zuma caves in on fees amid violent student protests

Oct 23 2015

PRETORIA South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Friday ruled out university fee increases next year after a week of angry protests by students across the country in the first signs of the post-apartheid 'Born Free' generation flexing its muscle. | Video

South Africa's Zuma caves in on fees amid violent student protests

Oct 23 2015

PRETORIA South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Friday ruled out university fee increases next year after a week of angry protests by students across the country in the first signs of the post-apartheid 'Born Free' generation flexing its muscle. | Video

South African students march in capital before meeting with Zuma

Oct 23 2015

PRETORIA Thousands of angry South African university students capped a week of protests on Friday with a march on the buildings in Pretoria where President Jacob Zuma has his offices.

South African students march in capital before meeting with Zuma

Oct 23 2015

PRETORIA Thousands of angry South African university students capped a week of protests on Friday with a march on the buildings in Pretoria where President Jacob Zuma has his offices.

Green energy, not nuclear the way to go: German official

Oct 05 2015

CAPE TOWN Green energy is cheap in the long run and clean compared to "dirty" coal and costly nuclear power, a senior German energy official said on the sidelines of a Cape Town conference, at a time when South Africa plans to expand atomic power generation.

S.Africa's power grid needs $15 bln boost for new energy production

Oct 04 2015

CAPE TOWN, Oct 4 South Africa's ageing electricity transmission grid needs investment of $15 billion by 2022 to help cope with increased new energy production, an executive at German state development bank KfW said on Sunday.

South Africa, hit by electricity shortages, opens first power station in 20 years

Aug 30 2015

LEPHALALE, South Africa, Aug 30 President Jacob Zuma opened South Africa's first new power plant in 20 years on Sunday with a warning that the country's perennial energy shortages were hampering economic growth.

South African justice minister blocks Pistorius parole

Aug 19 2015

JOHANNESBURG Oscar Pistorius will not be freed on parole this Friday because the decision to do so was made without the right legal basis, South Africa's justice minister said on Wednesday, shocking the athlete's family as they prepared for his homecoming.

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