ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes

World / Politics May 12, 2019

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes

The African National Congress easily won South Africa's general election Saturday, but its share of the vote fell, reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain entrenched a generation after the party took power. It was the worst electoral performance by the late ...

ANC panel set to decide on South African leader Zuma's fate

World / Politics Feb 12, 2018

ANC panel set to decide on South African leader Zuma's fate

A key committee of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party intends to finalize a power transition that will see Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa take over from President Jacob Zuma, who is under pressure to resign because of corruption allegations. The national executive committee of ...