FacebookInstagramTwitterContact

 

SpaceX Delays Next Falcon 9 Rocket Launch To Feb. 21           >>           Wikipedia Ends No-Cost Mobile Access For Developing Countries           >>           The Best Portable SSD           >>           Forget The Human Centipede, It’s The Caterpillar Version That’s Freaking Us Out           >>           Adam Rippon Will Be Olympic Correspondent For The Rest Of 2018 Winter Games           >>           In Latest Social Justice Insanity, Black Lives Matter Attacks “Rap Yoga” Class As Racist           >>           Sea Buckthorn Protects Your Heart, Offers Antioxidant Health Benefits           >>           Lemon Verbena Extract Found To Reduce Muscle Damage After Exercise           >>           Indonesia mulls ban on maids to Malaysia           >>           Senior citizen kicked while riding motorcycle           >>          

 

SHARE THIS ARTICLE




REACH US


GENERAL INQUIRY

[email protected]

 

ADVERTISING

[email protected]

 

PRESS RELEASE

[email protected]

 

HOTLINE

+673 222-0178 [Office Hour]

+673 223-6740 [Fax]

 



Upcoming Events


Chinese New Year (16th-17th Jan 2018)
| 00:00 AM


Yes2Malaysia education
February 19th, 2018 | 10:00 AM


Brunei Gastronomy Week
February 23rd, 2018 | 08:00 AM


Negara Brunei Darussalam 34th National Day
February 23rd, 2018 | 10:00 AM





Prayer Times


The prayer times for Brunei-Muara and Temburong districts. For Tutong add 1 minute and for Belait add 3 minutes.


Imsak

: 05:06AM

Subuh

: 05:16AM

Syuruk

: 06:35AM

Doha

: 06:57AM

Zohor

: 12:35PM

Asar

: 03:54PM

Maghrib

: 06:34PM

Isyak

: 07:44PM

 



The Business Directory


 

 



Africa


  Home > Africa


Cyril Ramaphosa: ANC Impatient Over Jacob Zuma Future


Mr Ramaphosa's speech marked 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela

 


 February 12th, 2018  |  09:57 AM  |   1101 views

SOUTH AFRICA

 

The leader of South Africa's ruling party has acknowledged growing impatience over the failure to resolve President Jacob Zuma's future.

 

Cyril Ramaphosa said the matter had to be handled with "care and purpose".

 

"We know you want this matter to be finalised," he told a crowd marking 100 years since the birth of the country's first black president, Nelson Mandela.

 

Mr Zuma is facing extensive corruption charges after a turbulent nine years in power.

 

The African National Congress (ANC) says its National Executive Committee (NEC) will meet on Monday to decide Mr Zuma's future.

 

The BBC's Africa Correspondent Andrew Harding says the NEC is likely to ask Mr Zuma to step down.

 

A similar NEC meeting was called off last week after direct talks between Mr Zuma and Mr Ramaphosa, who is the deputy president as well as the new leader of the party.

 

Mr Zuma has faced increasing pressure to quit since December, when Mr Ramaphosa replaced him as leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC).

 

In a speech at the event in Cape Town, Mr Ramaphosa said the key aim of transition talks was to unite South Africans.

 

He also acknowledged the disunity within the ANC but said Mr Mandela's centenary year "offers us a new beginning".

 

Urging South Africans to restore the values Mr Mandela stood for, he called for an end to corruption and said those who had stolen state assets would be brought to justice.

 

"We must work together as Madiba taught us to push back the frontiers of poverty, unemployment and inequality," he said, using another name for Mr Mandela.

 

He also addressed the Cape Town water crisis, which has seen residents limited to using 50 litres a day amid fears the city could run out of water in May.

 

"If there ever was a time when we should be working together, this water crisis is the time," he said.

 

A number of other regions in the country were suffering similar water shortages, he said.

 


 

Source:
courtesy of BBC NEWS

by BBC NEWS

 

If you have any stories or news that you would like to share with the global online community, please feel free to share it with us by contacting us directly at [email protected]

 

Related News


Pitas Holds Longest CNY Festival

 2018-02-19 09:52:18

Sacred Tibetan Monastery In Lhasa Hit By Fire

 2018-02-19 11:18:19

Stronger Yen May Risk Pushing Bank of Japan Taper Further Away

 2018-02-19 10:48:44