South Africa slipping into recession but Brazil heading out

South Africa's unemployment has risen to its highest in 14 years, with agriculture and informal sectors shedding jobs and more people refraining from job hunting in the first quarter — a sign that the country's economy may be headed for recession.

South Africa’s Trade Unions Call For Zuma’s Resignation

The Congress of South African Trade Unions, COSATU, a federation of all the trade unions in the country, has called for President Jacob Zuma to step down, saying that he was no longer the "right person" to lead the country.
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South Africa’s Ruling ANC Split In Two Over Finance Minister’s Sack

South Africa’s Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, launched an unprecedented verbal attack on President Zuma, saying that he was not in support of the cabinet reshuffle.

Zuma’s Cabinet Wants Him To Step Down

South African President, Jacob Zuma, is facing yet another threat to his presidency with a renewed call by three of his cabinet members for him to stand down.
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Embattled Zuma Faces Query From Own Party

South African President Jacob Zuma will be questioned next week by the African National Congress' (ANC) integrity commission following persistent allegations of corruption and poor election results, the party said on Friday.

South Africa’s Ruling ANC Suffers Setback

South Africa's governing party, the African National Congress, ANC, has suffered its worst electoral setback since apartheid ended in 1994.
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