Analysis – the Damage the Zuma Tsunami Has Wrought

[Daily Maverick] The speed at which a tsunami can move is frightening. But what is less dramatic, and sometimes more important, is the speed at which the tsunami pulls out, as its power is sucked away and what has been destroyed is revealed. Tuesday wa…

[Daily Maverick] The speed at which a tsunami can move is frightening. But what is less dramatic, and sometimes more important, is the speed at which the tsunami pulls out, as its power is sucked away and what has been destroyed is revealed. Tuesday was a day in which we saw some of the devastation that has been wrought. As the power is sucked away from President Jacob Zuma, as the wave that brought him to the highest office in the land withdraws, so we see the stark damage that has been done to the ANC. And to the office

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Team SA Thrive At Marathon Worlds

[News24Wire] After being heaped with praise for hosting the thoroughly successful 2017 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships at Camps Drift, Team SA is celebrating winning the overall men’s kayak team title and finishing second on the medal table behi…

[News24Wire] After being heaped with praise for hosting the thoroughly successful 2017 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships at Camps Drift, Team SA is celebrating winning the overall men's kayak team title and finishing second on the medal table behind the dominant Hungary over the four days of competition.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition ‘Takes Mugabe to Court’ – Report

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has launched a court challenge against President Robert Mugabe’s recent declaration of voter registration dates, says a report.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has launched a court challenge against President Robert Mugabe's recent declaration of voter registration dates, says a report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Turbulence in the ANC Ahead of December Elective Conference

[Daily Maverick] Nominations for ANC leadership have started in full force with aspiring candidates raising their hands, and addressing memorial lectures of struggle heroes such as Ahmed Kathrada, OR Tambo, Chris Hani and other heroes of the struggle f…

[Daily Maverick] Nominations for ANC leadership have started in full force with aspiring candidates raising their hands, and addressing memorial lectures of struggle heroes such as Ahmed Kathrada, OR Tambo, Chris Hani and other heroes of the struggle for the liberation of South Africa. All claim to be following in the path of the past heroes - but as to how far that is true, only heavens knows.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Action Hots Up in Currie Cup First Division

[News24Wire] The intensity of the Currie Cup First Division is expected to reach a new level this weekend as the competition enters the second half and the scramble for log positions builds.

[News24Wire] The intensity of the Currie Cup First Division is expected to reach a new level this weekend as the competition enters the second half and the scramble for log positions builds.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Social Security Agency Short On Funds to Fill Vacancies

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) currently has more than 19 000 job posts available at the entity, but only has funding for half of them, MPs heard on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) currently has more than 19 000 job posts available at the entity, but only has funding for half of them, MPs heard on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

National ANC Leadership Must Make Appeal Decision on Conference Ruling – Spokesperson

[News24Wire] The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has jumped the gun by announcing it will appeal Tuesday’s devastating High Court judgment that nullified the party’s 2015 provincial elective conference.

[News24Wire] The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has jumped the gun by announcing it will appeal Tuesday's devastating High Court judgment that nullified the party's 2015 provincial elective conference.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa