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Durban riots - Myths debunked and strategy suspected

Independent online (SA) 24 Jul 2021
He said it also revealed the myth of the omnipresence of the ANC as a party of government, which reminded him of things he’d seen as an intelligence officer in eastern Europe in the 1980s ... Turton added that while Zulu people were involved in the riots and looting, it was not a Zulu uprising ... The Zulu king censured that commando.
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Ramaphosa's on trial as much as Zuma

Beijing News 22 Jul 2021
"It is being discussed in the governing party and at government level." ... Municipal polls are due in October, and the party was hoping to ride on improved economic numbers and a well-publicized anti-corruption campaign to regain some of the ground it lost five years ago in its worst-ever election performance.
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Zuma graft trial to resume despite deadly protests across South Africa

Arab News 18 Jul 2021
JOHANNESBURG ... The trial started in May after numerous postponements and delays, as Zuma’s legal team worked fervently to have the charges dropped ... South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party forced Zuma — who is a member of the country’s dominant Zulu ethnic group — to resign in 2018 after mounting graft scandals ... ....
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Zuma graft trial to resume despite deadly S.Africa protests

Urdu Point 18 Jul 2021
The trial started in May after numerous postponements and delays, as Zuma's legal team worked fervently to have the charges dropped ... He was jailed a week later ... South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party forced Zuma -- who is a member of the country's dominant Zulu ethnic group -- to resign in 2018 after mounting graft scandals ... ....
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Zuma graft trial to resume despite deadly South Africa protests

Manila Standard Today 18 Jul 2021
The trial started in May after numerous postponements and delays, as Zuma's legal team worked fervently to have the charges dropped ... South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party forced Zuma -- who is a member of the country's dominant Zulu ethnic group -- to resign in 2018 after mounting graft scandals ... .
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South Africa shames U.S. Democrats by uniting against criminality

Free West Media 17 Jul 2021
While the ruling African National Congress (ANC) was once largely composed of the Xhosa Bantu tribe, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) was Zulu ... Largely Zulu and classically liberal (as in free-market oriented), the IFP had been inclined to cooperate with the defunct white National Party ... Zulu Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi was equally magnificent..
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The revolt in South Africa is the portrait of an exhausted continent – 07/15/2021 – World

The Sentinel Newspaper 15 Jul 2021
The process, closely followed by the population, seems to have been at the origin of some clashes between militants and police in the region of KwaZulu-Natal, Zuma’s political stronghold and center of the quarrel between the CNA (African National Congress, the ruling party) since the end of apartheid) and the Zulu nationalists ... ....
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Death toll rises to 72 in South Africa as violence triggered by Zuma arrest escalates

The Keene Sentinel 14 Jul 2021
"To see the country destroyed by ourselves really has broken my heart," said Buthelezi, who headed the Zulu nationalist Inkatha Freedom Party that engaged in low-level warfare against Nelson Mandela's African National Congress in the run-up to the 1994 vote won by the ANC.
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What's going on in South Africa in 5 questions

Anadolu Agency 14 Jul 2021
Members of the uMkonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association, founded by retired officials of the ruling party of African National Congress (ANC), as well as some members of the Zulu nation, support the former president, known for his anti-Apartheid stance ... and the Zulu nation.
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S. Africa deploys troops as protests flare

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 13 Jul 2021
... Zuma's Zulu supporters in KwaZulu-Natal, the traditional Zulu homeland ... The initial protests in support of Zuma after his jailing were by Zulu supporters rallied by family members and party officials loyal to the former president, but the political protests soon turned to looting.
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Violent protests deal body blow to South Africa’s economy

Al Jazeera 13 Jul 2021
The turmoil has highlighted divisions within the ruling African National Congress and the tenuous hold Ramaphosa has over the party ... Prior to the end of apartheid, supporters of the Inkatha Freedom Party, a Zulu nationalist party, fought bloody battles with ANC supporters in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.
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Suspense as South African police await new orders on Zuma's arrest

Urdu Point 05 Jul 2021
All gatherings are banned except for funerals, but hundreds supporters in ruling African National Congress (ANC) party regalia and traditional Zulu warriors converged outside Zuma's Nkandla home in Kwa-Zulu Natal ... A Zulu elder and opposition politician Mangosuthu Buthelezi, 92, ...
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South African police await new orders on Zuma's arrest

The New Arab 05 Jul 2021
Supporters have rallied outside Zuma's rural home at Nkandla in Kwa-Zulu Natal, defying a nationwide ban on all gatherings except for funerals ... Hundreds of followers converged on Sunday, dressed in the regalia of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party regalia and in traditional Zulu warrior constumes.
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South Africa: 'Sending me to jail at my age is the same as sentencing me to death'- Zuma

Ghana Web 05 Jul 2021
Clad in the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party regalia bearing Zuma's portrait and T-shirts with the question in Zulu "Wenzeni uZuma?" ("What has Zuma done?") ... Top officials of the ANC party have gone to KwaZulu-Natal to try to reduce tensions and to encourage Zuma to comply with the court orders and avoid any violent confrontations ... .
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eSwatini prime minister to ask king to consider negotiations with opposition parties

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Jul 2021
In a statement, the ANC chairperson for the international relations sub-committee, Lindiwe Zulu, called for the unbanning of opposition political and other parties in eSwatini, the release of political activists and participation in meaningful talks with opposition parties, ...
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