Johannesburg – African National Congress presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has lashed out at those who voted against President Jacob Zuma in the motion of no confidence vote that took place on August 8 while she was at her presidential campaign rally in Alexandra, Johannesburg on Saturday. Speaking in Zulu, Dlamini-Zuma said that those who do not tow the party line were behaving as though they sent themselves to Parliament.
The weekend is off to a cold start across most of the country, with minimal rain expected along the coastal areas. Johannesburg – Courts must make ensure that cases of abuse against women and children must be handled to finality, deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday in Soweto.
Maj. Paul Auchincloss, a senior physician assistant with U.S. Army Africa, shows South African soldiers U.S. Army medical techniques during a training session for the Shared Accord exercise at the South African Army Combat Training Center in Lohatla July 26, 2017. The exercise was the first time Auchincloss, who is from South Africa and left to America in 1995, visited his native country while on a U.S. Army mission.
Up-and-coming South African bodybuilder Sifiso Lungelo Thabathe looked to have a bright future ahead of him. He was already a champion at age 23, having won a prestigious junior championship in Johannesburg last month.
Minutes after South African President Jacob Zuma narrowly escaped a no-confidence vote this week, he was singing and dancing outside parliament with a throng of supporters from his African National Congress party. That celebratory mood faded fast.
In this Tuesday Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, South African President, Jacob Zuma, jubilates after surviving a no-confidence vote by MP's in parliament in Cape Town South Africa. Observers say alleged corruption has significantly weakened the once potent anti-apartheid party of Nelson Mandela to the point where it could lose its grip on power.
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