Supporters of African National Congress deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa chant slogans outside the party headquarters in Johannesburg on Monday. Photograph: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images

South African president Jacob Zuma’s political future could be decided on Wednesday at a special sitting of the ruling party’s national executive comm(...)

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma dances on stage during the ANC National Conference held in Johannesburg earlier this month. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

South Africa’s highest court has ordered parliament to consider the impeachment of Jacob Zuma, adding to pressure on the president following Cyril Ram(...)

South African president Jacob Zuma addresses his supporters after he survived a no-confidence motion in Cape Town, South Africa, August 8th, 2017. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

South African president Jacob Zuma narrowly survived the eighth vote of no confidence in his eight-year presidency in Cape Town on Tuesday. Following(...)

Jacob Zuma: Tuesday’s vote on Mr Zuma’s future will be the eight vote of confidence in his presidency to take place since he first came to office in 2009. Photograph:  Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images

South Africa’s speaker of parliament Baleka Mbete has announced that Tuesday’s motion of no confidence vote in the country’s embattled president, Jaco(...)

Demonstrators march in protest against South African president Jacob Zuma, to ask for his resignation, in Pretoria. Photograph: Luigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images

As South African president Jacob Zuma celebrated his 75th birthday on Wednesday, the country’s opposition parties launched a united campaign outside g(...)

Sihle Bolani: The South African media consultant claims the ANC mounted a disinformation campaign against political rivals.

South Africa’s ruling party likes to portray an image of invincibility. The African National Congress will, in the words of President Jacob Zuma’s oft(...)

Security officials and members of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters engage in a brawl in the National Assembly in Cape Town  during a speech by South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma on Thursday. Photograph: Sumaya Hisham/AFP/Getty Images

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance party is to take court action over the an outbreak of violence in the National Assembly on Thursday. Sp(...)

Protesters calling for the removal of South African  president Jacob Zuma outside court in Pretoria on Wednesday. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

South African president Jacob Zuma may have infringed ethics laws, and allegations of “state capture” over his ties to the powerful Gupta business fa(...)

Julius Malema, leader of South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters, at a media briefing in Alexander township on Wednesday. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

The major urban municipalities in South Africa’s economic and administrative heartland will be run by minority councils following the Economic Freedom(...)

Leader of the official opposition Democratic Alliance Mmusi Maimane talks to the press at the election results centre in Pretoria, South Africa on Saturday. Photograph: Herman Verwey/AP

The African National Congress (ANC) lost its grip on local government in Tshwane, home of South Africa’s capital Pretoria, as results on Saturday gav(...)

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