South Africa's main opposition party said on Sunday it had asked the High Court to force President Jacob Zuma to disclose how much the state has spent on legal fees to fight corruption allegations against him. President Jacob Zuma gestures as he addresses the parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, November 2, 2017.
ANC treasurer-general and presidential hopeful Zweli Mkhize says he hopes the party emerges from the upcoming national conference with leaders who are ready to be led and to lead with others. With less than five weeks to go before ANC delegates gather at the Nasrec Expo Convention Centre in Johannesburg to elect a new leadership for the party, candidates are campaigning hard to drum up support from branches which are in the final stages of nominating preferred candidates.
New research due to be presented at the 18th Annual Congress of the South African Heart Association shows that financial stress may increase the risk of a heart attack by 13-fold, and work stress by almost six times. People worry about money – a lot.
Earthlife Africa – Johannesburg will march in the city on Saturday, calling on the South African government to abandon its plans to build new nuclear power stations. “Earthlife Africa – Jhb calls on all governments to take a bold stand, guided by science and economics, against nuclear energy, as it is not a climate solution,” Earthlife Africa said.
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