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South Africa: Parliament postpones vote on Ramaphosa impeachment

South Africa's parliament decided Monday night to postpone by a week a long-awaited vote on whether to launch impeachment proceedings against President Cyril Ramaphosa, at the heart of a corruption scandal, the speaker of the assembly announced.

The vote was originally scheduled for Tuesday, but "we have all agreed on [the date of] December 13,"…

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South Africa President Ramaphosa faces threat of impeachment over ‘Farmgate’ scandal

The South African government has announced that it will take action against the country's president, who has been caught up in a scandal, after the publication of a parliamentary report that could lead to his impeachment.

President Cyril Ramaphosa "may have committed" violations and misconduct, a parliamentary committee charged with investigating…

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Key South Africa meeting on president's fate delayed

An urgent meeting of South Africa’s ruling party to discuss the future of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been delayed as calls continue for his resignation amid a scandal over money stolen from his farm.

The African National Congress’ national executive committee on Friday had been expected to discuss a parliamentary report which…

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Isabel dos Santos says she feels “politically persecuted” in Angola

Angolan businesswoman Isabel dos Santos, targeted by the justice of her country, says she is the victim of "political persecution" led by President Joao Lourenço.

She said this in an interview on Portuguese television Tuesday (November 29) evening.

"There is no doubt that we are in a context of political persecution," said the daughter of former…

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