Desmond Tutu - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Desmond Tutu 3 former South African leaders join to criticize Zuma JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Three former South African heads of state teamed up for the first time Friday to criticize President Jacob Zuma, who faces growing calls to step down after a series of corruption scandals. Thabo Mbeki, F.W. de Klerk and Kgalema Motlanthe spoke in Johannesburg, representing both the country's last leader under white minority rule and th... Fri, 05 May 2017 12:11:00 GMT 2017-05-05T12:11:00Z South Africans protest Zuma as country downgraded to junk JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tens of thousands of South Africans demonstrated peacefully Friday in a national outpouring of anger at their scandal-tainted president, and a second agency lowered the country's credit rating to junk status a week after the firing of the respected finance minister. While concerns grew about the struggling economy and government corrup... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:53:00 GMT 2017-04-07T14:53:00Z South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87 JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in prison for opposing South Africa's white minority government — much of that time alongside the country's first black president, Nelson Mandela — died Tuesday at age 87. Kathrada late in life became such a scathing critic of current President Jacob Zuma, even pleading with him ... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:29:00 GMT 2017-03-28T18:29:00Z