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S Africa’s ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader – BBC News

After a bruising battle, the ANC veteran is chosen to succeed Jacob Zuma to lead the party. South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has selected Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as the party’s leader. The country’s deputy president defeated former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Mr Zuma’s ex-wife, …

In need of an opposition | The Economist

The African National Congress is failing its people. Is there an alternative? ROWS of black marble headstones mark the graves of those who died in the Sharpeville massacre of 1960, when South African police fired into a crowd of demonstrators, killing 69 of them including James Buti Bessie, who was …