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Cyril Ramaphosa Just Became The New President Of South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa Just Became The New President Of South Africa

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Cyril Ramaphosa Mike Hutchings / AFP / Getty Images Cyril Ramaphosa has been declared as the new president of South Africa, a day after Jacob Zuma resigned.He became president after he was the only individual to be nominated in the South African parliament, where his African National Congress (ANC) party has a large majority.Ramaphosa, a former businessman who has been Zuma's deputy since 2016, was in December elected to replace Zuma as the president of the ANC, which has been the ruling party of South Africa since 1994.Zuma announced his resignation in a televised speech Wednesday, finally succumbing to pressure from within his own party to step down following years of corruption allegations, which the former president denied. ANC supporters of Ra...
A New Poll Will Enrage Trump As Voters Want To Impeach Him And Wish Obama Was President

A New Poll Will Enrage Trump As Voters Want To Impeach Him And Wish Obama Was President

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A new PPP poll found that more voters want to impeach Trump than keep him in office, and a majority of voters wish that Barack Obama was still the president. According to PPP, “Only 42% of voters think he’s honest to 53% who say he isn’t, and by a 49-44 spread voters outright call him […] The post A New Poll Will Enrage Trump As Voters Want To Impeach Him And Wish Obama Was President appeared first on Politicus USA.
South Africa’s “Teflon President” Might Be Finally Be Kicked Out Of Office. This Is Why.

South Africa’s “Teflon President” Might Be Finally Be Kicked Out Of Office. This Is Why.

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Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma is facing mounting pressure from within his own party to step down amid years of allegations of corruption. The ruling political party of South Africa has finally asked its president to resign, potentially breaking weeks of deadlock. Known as the “teflon president,” the 75-year-old Jacob Zuma was first elected in 2009. Sumaya Hisham / Reuters Zuma’s future as president plunged into uncertainty when mounting tensions from various opposition parties prompted him to postpone his State of the Nation speech last week. It was the first time a president has had to make such a move since former President Nelson Mandela’s inaugural speech in 1994. Wikus De Wet / AFP / Getty I
Omarosa Says We’d Beg To Have Trump Back If Mike Pence Became President

Omarosa Says We’d Beg To Have Trump Back If Mike Pence Became President

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In a preview for the latest episode of Celebrity Big Brother, former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman said that Vice President Mike Pence would make an even more terrifying president than Donald Trump. “Can I just say this? As bad as y’all think Trump is, you would be worried about Pence,” she said, surrounded by […] The post Omarosa Says We’d Beg To Have Trump Back If Mike Pence Became President appeared first on Politicus USA.