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
Leaders of South Africa's ruling ANC party are struggling to remove President Jacob Zuma from office amid reports he asked for concessions in exchange for his resignation.
This year, Canadian pair skater Meagan Duhamel is leaving the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with at least one gold medal, as part of the winning Canada skate team. Last year, she came back from the country with a dog. The vegan figure skater rescued her mini-dachshund Moo-tae, destined for a dog meat farm, from the country during a visit last February, reports New York Post. Duhamel, a two-time world champion, hopes that other animal-loving athletes take the opportunity to save a canine during the Olympics. In South Korea, close to two million dogs are raised on meat farms in horrible conditions each year and then slaughtered to be served as a delicacy. Dog meat dishes can be found throughout the country, including in Pyeongchang. Free Korean Dogs is one of the groups w
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NBC reportedly fired one of its Olympic analysts who praised Japan’s role in South Korea’s economic development, and disregarding Tokyo’s rule with an iron first from 1940 to 1945, which is still a sensitive subject to many in Seoul.
South African media say a key committee of the ruling ANC party will hold an emergency meeting Monday as the nation awaits word on whether President Jacob Zuma will resign soon.
While President Trump and Vice President Pence proceed to use severe rhetoric when discussing relations with North Korea, the governments of the two Koreas are continuing to take diplomatic steps to ease tensions that have existed between them for decades. The latest show of cooperation is a surprising invitation to the North Korean capital Pyongyang […] The post Kim Jong-un Just Invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in To Visit North Korean Capital Pyongyang appeared first on Politicus USA.
While South Africa awaits news on whether President Jacob Zuma soon will resign, a senior leader of the ruling African National Congress says the party must reverse a decline in popularity that has gone on for more than a decade.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to the North as dialogue between the rival countries countinues during the 2018 Winter Olympics.
A possible thaw in diplomatic relations between North and South Korea continued over lunch Saturday at the Blue House in Seoul, residence of South Korean President Moon Jae-in.