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Top news items in major S. African media outlets

Xinhua,December 30, 2017 Adjust font size:

CAPE TOWN, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) -- The following are news items in South African major news outlets on Saturday:

-- The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is looking forward to its date with "constitutional delinquent" President Jacob Zuma after Friday's court order that the National Assembly develop rules to hold him to account, which could pave the way for impeachment.

"We look forward to the National Assembly reconvening very soon to actually develop the necessary rules and hold the president accountable," EFF General Secretary Godrich Gardee said in response to the Constitutional Court's majority judgment on the issue. (News24)

-- While property sales in Cape Town increased in 2017, Johannesburg experienced a slowdown, according to Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of real estate company RE/MAX of Southern Africa.

"Despite plenty of stock available on the market, there is a disparity between what sellers in the current market want for their property and what buyers are prepared to pay," explained Goslett. (Fin24)

-- While Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has expressed his disagreement with the Constitutional Court ruling regarding President Jacob Zuma, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called Mogoeng's behavior unacceptable.

The Constitutional Court on Friday ruled that the National Assembly failed to hold President Jacob Zuma accountable in relation to the Nkandla scandal.(Eyewitness News) Enditem