Zuma to proceed with Nxasana probe

2015-01-31 16:29

President Jacob Zuma is going ahead with a probe into National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana's fitness to hold office, the presidency says

Zuma reprimanded for sexist remarks

2015-01-17 12:30

The Commission for Gender Equality has warned President Jacob Zuma to watch what he says when speaking about women, Beeld reports.

Zuma refers energy bill back

2015-01-16 19:03

President Jacob Zuma has referred the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Bill back to the National Assembly for reconsideration, the presidency says.

Zuma to oppose Winnie's Qunu application

2014-11-30 14:49

President Jacob Zuma has filed a notice to oppose Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's reported application to have access to government documents relating to Nelson Mandela's Qunu property.

No Cele court papers filed since 2012 - presidency

2014-11-10 05:05

No affidavit or court papers relating to the sacking of former police commissioner Bheki Cele has been filed by president Jacob Zuma since 2012, the presidency says.

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.

Presidency: No probe into Phiyega

2014-09-29 14:28

President Jacob Zuma has not appointed a committee to investigate allegations against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, his spokesperson Mac Maharaj says.

Nigeria: Number of SA injured unclear

2014-09-17 07:06

It remains unclear how many South Africans were injured in the building collapse in Nigeria that killed 67 citizens, amid reports that over 300 South Africans were staying there.

Cosatu welcomes labour amendments

2014-08-20 12:00

Cosatu has welcomed the signing of the Labour Relations Amendment Act and says it will monitor the proper implementation of certain clauses.

Zuma has responded to all Nkandla reports - presidency

2014-08-16 14:08

President Jacob Zuma has responded to all reports regarding the security upgrades at his Nkandla private home, the presidency says.

NPA: Nxasana not suspended

2014-08-01 09:05

National Prosecuting Authority head Mxolisi Nxasana has not been suspended, the NPA has said, following a newspaper report stating that he had.

Zuma ready for work next week

2014-06-14 16:25

President Jacob Zuma was rested and would resume public engagements next week, the presidency has said.

Zuma will be fit for State of the Nation - Maharaj

2014-06-11 19:13

President Jacob Zuma will be fit to deliver the State of the Nation address, his spokesperson has said.

Presidency: Zuma won't attend Cabinet lekgotla

2014-06-09 21:06

President Jacob Zuma will not attend the upcoming Cabinet lekgotla, spokesperson Mac Maharaj has said.

Pain forces Jacob Zuma to leave duties

2014-06-08 07:29

President Jacob Zuma is likely to take a rest of about three to four days after he complained of pain in his neck and was admitted to hospital "for tests", a report says.

Zuma's victory cattle slaughter doubtful

2014-05-12 05:30

It is not yet clear whether ANC President Jacob Zuma will slaughter cows for Mpumalanga's one million voters who gave the ANC 78.23% in the election.

Zuma set to respond to Nkandla report

2014-04-02 11:50

President Jacob Zuma is expected to respond in writing to Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report about upgrades at his Nkandla home.

Presidency: One deputy president only

2014-02-17 21:27

SA can only have one deputy president in terms of the Constitution, the presidency says, after media reports that the ANC was thinking about the possibility of two deputy presidents.

Zuma returns from Congo

2014-02-12 13:24

President Jacob Zuma has returned from the Republic of Congo where he attended the 25th anniversary celebration of the Brazzaville peace accord, the presidency says.

Presidency slams Zille over leak

2014-02-07 10:53

The presidency has issued a statement criticising DA leader Helen Zille for leaking confidential information about the announcement of the election date.

Presidency: Hotline making good progress

2014-02-03 09:58

The resolution of cases sent to the presidential hotline by members of the public has increased from 39% to 94%, the presidency says.

Zuma marks deadline for judges' disclosure

2014-01-22 20:00

President Jacob Zuma has given judges 60 days from 29 January to disclose their interests and those of their immediate families.

Zuma's mud schools remark an insult - DA

2014-01-18 05:30

A remark by President Jacob Zuma on mud schools is an insult to children, the DA says.


Corruption task team leaderless - Zille

2015-01-29 05:00

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille says that a list of "leaderless institutions" do not constitute a corruption-busting task team.

KZN MPL Mtholephi Mthimkhulu dies

2015-01-17 09:28

KwaZulu-Natal MPL Mtholephi Mthimkhulu has died, the presidency says.

Presidency miffed at 'unacceptable' newspaper report

2014-12-21 13:11

A Sunday newspaper has totally disregarded the Presidency's response to questions on an energy department official the paper identified as a nuclear adviser to President Jacob Zuma. the Presidency says.

Zuma not avoiding Parliament - Maharaj

2014-11-25 14:24

President Jacob Zuma is not side-stepping his duties to answer questions in Parliament, presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj says.

Zuma extends Seriti Inquiry

2014-10-31 22:34

President Jacob Zuma has extended the deadline for the Seriti Commission of Inquiry's public hearings into alleged corruption in the multi-billion-rand arms procurement deal.

De Lille's comments were misleading - presidency

2014-10-03 13:26

Comments by Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille on the Dalai Lama's visa application are "misleading", the presidency says.

Maharaj: Spy tape claims are paranoia

2014-09-28 21:09

Presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj has slammed as 'paranoia', spytape claims that he co-ordinated President Jacob Zuma's victory at the 2007 ANC conference in Polokwane.

SA rescue, DNA experts heading to Nigeria

2014-09-17 11:40

A team of search and rescue and body identification experts is flying to Nigeria to assist in the search for South African victims of the church building collapse in Lagos.

67 South Africans killed in Nigeria building collapse

2014-09-16 20:57

Sixty-seven South Africans have died after a building at the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, collapsed, the presidency says.

Labour act ends exploitation of workers - ANC

2014-08-20 15:30

The newly signed Labour Relations Amendment Act will improve workers' constitutional rights and promote fair labour practices, says the ANC.

Zuma stamps property rates, labour acts

2014-08-18 11:48

President Jacob Zuma has signed into law the Local Government Municipal Property Rates Amendment Act and the Labour Relations Amendment Act, says the Presidency.

Zuma appoints Competition Tribunal members

2014-08-11 13:27

President Jacob Zuma has reappointed Competition Tribunal chairperson Norman Manoim and four other members for another five years, says the presidency.

Presidency: Nxasana told about inquiry

2014-07-07 05:00

President Jacob Zuma wrote a letter to NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana to inform him that an inquiry into his fitness to hold office would be held, the presidency has said.

Zuma will be ready for State of the Nation

2014-06-14 13:01

There was no change in President Jacob Zuma's condition on Saturday morning, the presidency said.

Ramaphosa to do Zuma's work while he rests

2014-06-11 10:55

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will stand in for President Jacob Zuma at Epainette Mbeki's funeral and at some other events as Zuma “must maximise the time he has to rest”.

No change in Zuma's condition - presidency

2014-06-09 15:16

There is no change in President Jacob Zuma's medical condition which had forced him to take a break, the presidency says.

DA wishes Zuma speedy recovery

2014-06-07 15:56

The Democratic Alliance has wished President Jacob Zuma a speedy recovery after he was admitted to hospital.

Zuma wants new propaganda machine - report

2014-05-02 08:29

President Jacob Zuma will set up a new information ministry modelled on Zimbabwean, Chinese and Russian government departments should he get a second term as president, it has been reported.

Govt to respond to Nkandla report

2014-03-19 13:59

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj has declined to comment on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's Nkandla report, saying a media briefing will be held at 15:00.

Mminele stays on as Sarb deputy governor

2014-02-14 16:28

President Jacob Zuma has reappointed Daniel Mminele as a deputy governor of the South African Reserve Bank

Presidency: Zuma relaxed in Nkandla

2014-02-08 16:49

President Jacob Zuma was relaxed at his home in Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal, the presidency has said.

Zuma appoints municipal demarcation board

2014-02-04 21:12

President Jacob Zuma has appointed 10 new members to the Municipal Dermacation Board.

Zuma directs SIU to probe department

2014-01-22 21:05

President Jacob Zuma has directed the Special Investigating Unit to probe allegations of maladministration in the department of co-operative governance and traditional affairs.

Zuma goes to hospital

2014-01-19 12:50

President Jacob Zuma was in a Durban hospital at the time he was scheduled to speak in Cape Town, it has been reported.

The alternatives to e-tolls

2014-01-18 05:00

Are you unhappy with e-toll fees? Here are the roads that have been upgraded to provide alternatives to user pay routes.

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