Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan says he will not return to his job, even if the courts find that President Jacob Zuma erred by unceremoniously removing him and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas from their positions.
Zimbabwe clergy Evan Mawarire is coalescing social movements against President Robert Mugabe ahead of next year polls. Some think Mawarire can play “a similar role to the one Archbishop Tutu and the UDF played in the final years of apartheid”.
Seven national foundations including former presidents FW De Klerk, Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Motlanthe and former deputy president Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka are expected to kick off the national dialogues initiative in Johannesburg.
“Zimbabwe is the most highly developed country in Africa. Afer South Africa, I want to see another country as highly developed.” – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban.