Burundi president Nkurunziza to visit SA

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Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza will undertake a two-day working visit to South African next week, the international relations department says.

Official funerals for Meyiwa, Mulaudzi

2014-10-31 12:00

Slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa and Olympic medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi will receive official provincial funerals.

Madonsela's Nkandla findings not binding - committee

2014-10-30 21:16

An ANC-only committee has found that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's findings against President Jacob Zuma in the Nkandla debacle are not binding.

Zuma reminds me a bit too much of PW

2014-10-30 10:27

The recent comparisons between George airport and Nkandla just proves there are plenty of similarities between PW Botha and Jacob Zuma, says Martin Warburg.

Zuma sends condolences to Sata's family

2014-10-29 15:37

President Jacob Zuma has sent his condolences to the family of Zambian President Michael Sata, who died in London aged 77.

Kids prefer Spider-Man to Zuma

2014-10-28 16:09

South African children would prefer having fictional characters like Spider-Man as president instead of President Jacob Zuma, according to a survey.

Zuma sends condolences to Phindile Mwelase's family

2014-10-28 13:44

President Jacob Zuma has expressed his condolences to the family of female professional boxer Phindile Mwelase, who died after being in a coma for two weeks.

Ministers arrive in UK for Brics Conference

2014-10-27 17:07

The South African ministerial delegation attending the innovaBRICS conference has arrived in London, the communications department says.

The manager who outearns Jacob Zuma

2014-10-26 18:11

A Gauteng municipal manager tops President Jacob Zuma's salary by more than R200 000 a year.

Presidency denies Zuma called off trip after 'snub'

2014-10-26 13:15

The presidency has denied reports that President Jacob Zuma cancelled his trip to the UK because he was refused an audience with the British prime minister.

Township business set for cash injection

2014-10-25 09:02

The government is in the process of launching a fund to support the informal business sector, especially in the townships, the presidency says.

Zuma 'wins' Dalindyebo case - Maharaj

2014-10-24 22:23

The Eastern Cape High Court in Mthatha has not granted King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo of the AbaThembu an urgent interdict against President Jacob Zuma, the presidency says.

ANC denies rift between Zuma, Mantashe

2014-10-24 20:43

There is no rift between President Jacob Zuma and ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe, the party says.

More nuclear meetings to be held

2014-10-24 18:41

Meetings with nuclear experts from various countries are set to take place soon, following one already held with Russia, the SA Nuclear Energy Corporation says.

Zuma: SA will survive

2014-10-24 05:00

President Jacob Zuma says the economy may be going through a rough period, but the country is open for business and will survive if everyone works together.

Zuma appoints new BEE council members

2014-10-23 12:30

President Jacob Zuma has appointed new members of the Presidential Black Economic Empowerment Advisory Council.

Policies not followed in ministry appointments - PSC

2014-10-22 16:05

Departmental policies and procedures are not being used when appointments are made in government ministries, the Public Service Commission says.

Nxasana denies receiving R5m golden handshake

2014-10-21 16:32

Embattled national director of public prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana has told MPs there is no truth to media reports that he had been offered a R5m golden handshake by President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma backers must help needy - IFP

2014-10-20 22:00

The IFP says President Jacob Zuma's backers should rather donate money to the needy than attempt to bail him out.

Witness warned over refusal to testify in arms deal

2014-10-20 18:51

Legal action will be taken against arms deal critic Hennie van Vuuren for refusing to testify, the Seriti Commission of Inquiry says.

All systems working during EFF Parly disruption

2014-10-20 17:31

All information and communication technology systems were in working order on the day EFF MPs disrupted National Assembly proceedings, Parliament's powers and privileges committee has heard.

Zuma compares Nkandla with George airport

2014-10-20 10:11

President Jacob Zuma has compared the construction of George airport for apartheid head of state PW Botha, and his own home in Nkandla, a report says.

Media working group established - Zuma

2014-10-19 22:09

President Jacob Zuma has announced the establishment of a presidential communication and media working group to provide a platform for the sharing of ideas between government and media.

Zuma: SA has hope, unlike rest of Africa

2014-10-19 16:22

South Africa, unlike other African countries, has focused intensely on improving the life of its citizens, President Jacob Zuma says.

Zuma is a coward - opposition

2014-10-19 08:59

Opposition parties have labelled President Jacob Zuma a coward, after the ANC confirmed that he would avoid taking questions in Parliament until Julius Malema and his EFF MPs have calmed down.


According to recently conducted research, Zuma's approval ratings have fluctuated over the past five years - reaching its lowest point during the release of the Public Protector's report on Nkandla this year. Watch.

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DA's call for Zuma no-show debate dismissed

2014-10-30 21:21

A call by DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane in the National Assembly for a special debate on the president failing to appear to answer a full session of oral questions, has been dismissed.


The dam that damned

2014-10-30 14:20

View pictures of the opening of the De Hoop Dam in Limpopo in March. Yunis Shaik, an executive director at HCI, is alleged to have wanted to flight the event.

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Zuma yet to respond to Madonsela's letter

2014-10-29 19:08

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has not had a response from President Jacob Zuma to a letter her office sent him more than a month ago.

Madonsela is right to review SABC judgment

2014-10-29 10:13

The showdown between the DA and the SABC at the Western Cape High Court last week was a proxy battle over Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's Nkandla report, says TO Molefe.

EFF deliberately disregarded Parly rules, committee told

2014-10-28 14:44

EFF leader Julius Malema and 19 of his MPs have deliberately disregarded the National Assembly's rules when they disrupted proceedings, Parliament's powers and privileges committee has heard.

EFF MPs walk out of disciplinary process

2014-10-28 12:24

Two EFF MPs have walked out of Parliament's powers and privileges committee after objecting to the process unfolding in the disciplinary hearing of 20 of their fellow MPs.

Zuma sends Meyiwa condolences

2014-10-27 08:29

President Jacob Zuma has released a statement expressing his shock and sadness following the passing of Senzo Meyiwa.

Police lose R30m to VIPs

2014-10-26 16:02

The police’s struggling detective services have lost R30m so that VIP guards can ferry President Jacob Zuma and his expanded cabinet around safely.

Zuma calls off UK trip over Cameron’s snub

2014-10-26 10:15

President Jacob Zuma has called off a trip to the UK after Prime Minister David Cameron declined to meet with him, suggesting instead a meeting with his deputy Nick Clegg and Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.

Tributes pour in for Mulaudzi

2014-10-25 07:28

President Jacob Zuma has said that South Africa "has lost one of our most disciplined and talented athletes" in Mbuleni Malaudzi.

Zuma: Nation has lost a hero

2014-10-24 21:59

President Jacob Zuma says South Africa has lost a true hero after former Olympic medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died in a car crash.

Zuma cancels UK trip

2014-10-24 19:31

President Jacob Zuma will not be going to the United Kingdom to attend the a Brics conference, the presidency says.

Sactwu, HCI deny political ploy in boss saga

2014-10-24 12:06

Sactwu and HCI are surprised by allegations of “political interference” in the suspension of the executive chairperson of HCI, Marcel Golding.

ANC votes down motion to call Zuma over Nkandla

2014-10-23 17:03

The ANC has voted down an opposition motion in Parliament that President Jacob Zuma must be called to appear before the ad hoc committee mulling reports on misspending on his Nkandla home.

SABC’s Tshabalala heads to court - report

2014-10-23 05:41

SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala has approached the Western Cape High Court to stop a parliamentary process intent on suspending her, the Mail & Guardian reports.

Guardian, Zuma did not talk

2014-10-21 23:11

President Jacob Zuma has not had an interview with British newspaper The Guardian on the Oscar Pistorius trial or any other matter this week.

Zuma criticises Oscar's defence team

2014-10-21 15:36

President Jacob Zuma says that Oscar Pistorius’s disability was no basis for him to escape prison time, according to reports.

Zuma raised 'disturbing questions'

2014-10-20 19:31

President Jacob Zuma's reported comparison between the construction of George Airport and money spent on his Nkandla home raises "disturbing questions".

I pleaded with Malema to leave the House: Sergeant-at-arms

2014-10-20 17:45

National Assembly sergeant-at-arms Regina Mohlomi pleaded with EFF leader Julius Malema and his fellow MPs to leave the House during a ruckus on 21 August, MPs have heard.

All systems working during EFF Parly disruption

2014-10-20 17:29

All information and communication technology systems were in working order on the day EFF MPs disrupted National Assembly proceedings, Parliament's powers and privileges committee has heard.

Parly committee to resume probe into EFF

2014-10-20 05:36

Parliament's powers and privileges committee will resume disciplinary proceedings against 20 EFF MPs, including party leader Julius Malema, who heckled President Jacob Zuma in the National Assembly.

Only Zuma must pay Nkandla money - DA

2014-10-19 18:02

The DA has demanded that President Jacob Zuma pay back the money spent on his Nkandla homestead and nobody else.

Sunday Times story misleading - presidency

2014-10-19 14:34

The article published in the Sunday Times about President Jacob Zuma's parliamentary obligations is incorrect and grossly misleading, the presidency says.

Tycoon offers to settle Nkandla bill - report

2014-10-19 07:00

KwaZulu-Natal tycoon Philani Mavundla has offered to raise funds and settle President Jacob Zuma's debt over the security upgrades at his private homestead in Nkandla.

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