What's Next: February 15, 2018

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma speaking at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, on Feb 14, 2018.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma speaking at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, on Feb 14, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

Zuma to face no-confidence vote

South Africa's ruling African National Congress will move a no-confidence motion against President Jacob Zuma today in the latest sign that the strongman has lost his struggle for power with new party leader Cyril Ramaphosa. The announcement of the vote yesterday came as police raided the Johannesburg home of the Gupta family, who are in business with Mr Zuma's son, Duduzane.


CNY cheer for 130 elderly residents

Henderson-Dawson Grassroots Leaders, volunteers from the American Women's Association and children from Sam's Learning Centre will bring festive cheer to 130 elderly residents today. Organised by the Henderson-Dawson Citizens Consultative Committee, volunteers will play host to the residents over a Chinese New Year Eve reunion lunch while taking the opportunity to learn about Chinese New Year traditions.


Paris conference on euro zone reform

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire and International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde will speak today in Paris about euro zone reform.

European Central Bank executive board member and chief economist Peter Praet will also participate in a panel discussion at the same conference.

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