• South Africa looks to a new leader

    One year ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    When Jacob Zuma came to power, he promised change. After 15 years of rule by the African National Congress, the party of the liberation struggle against apartheid, of Mandela and Mbeki as well as Zuma, the new president said "shortcomings and gaps" had emerged in the party's performance. He would do things differently. He would crack down on corruption. He would hold officials responsible for their failures.
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