Zuma resigns as South Africa’s president

Zuma resigns as South Africa’s president

by WorldTribune Staff, February 15, 2018 South African President Jacob Zuma resigned on Feb. 14 after his own African National Congress (ANC) party told him to step down or face a no confidence vote in parliament. The 75-year-old Zuma said in a televised statement his resignation was effective immediately. On Feb. 15, Cyril Ramaphosa, ANC’s […]

South Africa’s president calls for confiscation of white-owned land without compensation

South Africa’s president calls for confiscation of white-owned land without compensation

by WorldTribune Staff, March 5, 2017 South African President Jacob Zuma is calling for constitutional changes that would allow the seizure of white-owned land without payment. Zuma told the Council of Traditional Leaders: “The black parties should unite on this issue. It is now time for action. The time for talking, writing and analysis is […]

Not satire: Putin wins ‘Confucius Peace Prize’ for Chechen War

Not satire: Putin wins ‘Confucius Peace Prize’ for Chechen War

John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — George Orwell would have laughed at the very notion. Russian Premier Vladimir Putin has won a curiously-awarded Peace Prize for his military attack on Chechnya in 1999, and his “iron hand and toughness” in dealing with separatists near and far, the old fashioned way. For his bellicose actions, Putin […]