December 19, 2017South Africa
In addition to the president, the Top Six is made up of the deputy president, the treasurer, the secretary general, the deputy secretary general, and the national chairperson. Three of those elected on December 18 are allies of Dlamini-Zuma while two are close to Ramaphosa.
December 21, 2017South Africa
The African National Congress' National Executive Committee leadership appears to be split down the middle, with the Top Six equally divided between the the Ramaphosa and the Zuma/Dlamini-Zuma factions.
April 1, 2017Human Rights
The term "fake news" is no doubt over-used these days, but there is such a thing. Indeed, there is even such a thing as a "fake news" obituary. A prime example of distortion and false reporting can b…
April 5, 2017South Africa
President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle has exposed growing fissures within the ruling African National Congress, writes CFR’s John Campbell.
April 5, 2016Sub-Saharan Africa
Last week, the Constitutional Court ruled that President Jacob Zuma and the National Assembly had violated the constitution with respect to the use of public money on the president’s Nkandla private …