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South Africa’s Zuma Outines Plan to Create Jobs, Lift Economy

Posted February 9th, 2012 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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South Africa’s president has outlined what he calls a massive infrastructure drive to help create jobs and stimulate the economy. During his state of the nation address on Thursday, President Jacob Zuma said the plan must not only create “power stations, rail lines, dams and roads.” He said the initiative must also “industrialize the country, […]

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Zuma Judge Appointment Challenged in Court

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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Two South African legal groups are challenging a decision by President Jacob Zuma to extend the term of the country’s top judge. The groups say Mr. Zuma may have overstepped his constitutional powers with the decision earlier this month. They said Wednesday that they will seek a hearing in Pretoria’s High Court. President Zuma announced […]

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