President Cyril Ramaphosa has been praised for decisive action to curb the epidemic with one of the continent’s strictest lockdowns.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa leads ruling African National Congress to victory but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party.
Three opinion polls in recent weeks show the ANC's support ranging between 51 and 61 percent, compared with the 62 percent it won in 2014.
South Africans go to the polls on Wednesday in one of the most competitive national elections since the first multiracial vote in 1994.
The head of South Africa’s rising EFF party and fierce proponent of socialism, Julius Malema is determined to not let his party be just another Mickey Mouse operation.
Following the tumultuous 9-year rule of Jacob Zuma, the South African parliament elected his former deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa to be the country's president.
The power struggle over Jacob Zuma's departure put the president at loggerheads with Cyril Ramaphosa, his expected successor, who is the head of the ruling African National Congress party.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress pledged to back President Jacob Zuma in the no-confidence motion, aiming to thwart opposition efforts to force him out.
President Jacob Zuma has overhauled his cabinet, axing a highly-respected finance minister and several others who were seen as rivals. The currency has plummeted and his decision has led to renewed calls for him to step down.
Security guards clash with far-left lawmakers who disrupted Jacob Zuma's state-of-the-nation address.
Leader of South Africa's opposition Economic Freedom Fighters party says his party will expropriate privately-owned land in South Africa.
South Afican President Jacob Zuma survives parliament's impeachment vote after constitutional court ruling against him
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