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The Latest: South Africa’s leader faces no-confidence vote

JOHANNESBURG/February 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on South Africa’s leadership crisis (all times local): 12:50 p.m. South Africa’s ruling party says it is preparing for a parliamentary motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma on Thursday. Paul Mashatile, a senior official in the African National Congress, says the aim of the vote is to … Continue reading The Latest: South Africa’s leader faces no-confidence vote

Under pressure, South Africa’s leader warns of “fake” news

JOHANNESBURG/February 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —South Africa’s embattled president calls it “fake” news — a social media report that Russian President Vladimir Putin was going to visit the country this week. President Jacob Zuma’s office also denies allegations by opponents that he is preparing to fire the deputy who is poised to take his job, illustrating … Continue reading Under pressure, South Africa’s leader warns of “fake” news