COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: Pretoria (executive), Cape Town (legislative), Bloemfontein (judicial)
Government: Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Republic
Current President: Jacob Zuma
Population: 54,956,900 (2015)
Land Size: 1.22 million sq km (470,693 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Zuma - No Need for Secret Ballot. You Have Failed Seven Times - AllAfrica News: South Africa
[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma says there is no need to have a secret ballot during a motion of no confidence in his presidency, as the vote has failed on seven previous occasions.
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Courts Have Too Much Power - ANC Women's League - AllAfrica News: South Africa
[News24Wire] A top campaigner of ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called for a sweeping review of South Africa's constitutional democracy.
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Zuma - I Don't Know Where #GuptaEmails Come From - AllAfrica News: South Africa
[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma says he has no idea where the so-called #GuptaEmails have come from, and they will be tested during three separate probes into state capture.
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Stock Exchange Warns Gupta-Owned Firm Risks Suspension - AllAfrica News: South Africa
[News24Wire] The JSE is considering suspending Gupta-owned Oakbay Energy and Resources because it no longer has an audit committee chairperson, sponsor or transfer secretary, which the stock exchange requires for a company to trade.
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Govt Now Spends More On Servicing Debt Than Social Grants - AllAfrica News: South Africa
[News24Wire] Servicing its debt is now costing the South African government more than the amount it spends on social grants, political analyst Daniel Silke said on Thursday.