Thuli Madonsela used to be a loyal member of South Africa’s African National Congress. Now she’s at loggerheads with the ruling party after exposing alleged wrongdoing by top politicians including President Jacob Zuma.
South Africa’s ruling party accused the union whose members are taking part in the longest mining strike in the country’s history of being linked with “foreign forces” that are attempting to derail the economy.
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress removed leaders from its youth wing and the Limpopo province as President Jacob Zuma moved against opponents a year ahead of elections, according to the Centre for Politics and Research.
South African President Jacob Zuma pledged to intensify efforts to reduce poverty and unemployment and boost economic growth after his party won elections by the lowest margin since it took power 20 years ago.
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress headed for a fifth consecutive election victory with three-quarters of voting districts counted, even as the main opposition parties chipped away at its dominance.