Nkandla: Our President will survive

2014-04-05 11:45

The Nkandla debacle will cause many heads to roll. Martin Warburg offers his theory as to why Jacob Zuma will be the one left standing.

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.

Debate over Mandela manuscript

2014-01-14 14:43

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has moved to correct an article published on PoliticsWeb questioning why a manuscript written by the former president was published just before his death.

President orders special funeral for Priscilla Mokaba

2013-12-25 19:47

The late ANC MP Peter Mokaba's mother, Priscilla Mokaba, will receive a special provincial official funeral, the presidency says.

Presidency: Tutu definitely invited to funeral

2013-12-14 12:53

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj says he has been "taken aback" by the news that Desmond Tutu was not attending Nelson Mandela's funeral, adding that that he was "definitely" invited.

Dirco asked for Motlanthe award delay

2013-11-18 16:55

The postponement of an academic honour for Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe was at the international relations department's request, an official says.

Zuma 'lost in translation' - academic

2013-11-10 16:01

The controversies that President Jacob Zuma’s public remarks sometimes trigger, have been attributed by an academic to cultural misunderstandings between the president and those who interpret his messages.

SA still trying to douse Malawi flames

2013-10-24 22:27

South Africa is still trying to patch up relations with Malawi after a gaffe by President Jacob Zuma about that country.

Zuma’s Malawi comments: What the South African president really said

2013-10-23 12:35

Jacob Zuma’s spokesperson says the president's comments were "taken out of context". But a recording of Zuma's remarks reveals that he was quoted accurately. Researched by Julian Rademeyer.

Presidency denies Zuma Guptagate claims

2013-10-03 10:11

The presidency says allegations that President Jacob Zuma was involved in the "Guptagate" scandal are not based on fact, but based on hearsay.

DA: Zuma insults SA with e-tolls bill

2013-09-26 07:44

The DA has slammed President Jacob Zuma's signing of the e-toll bill into law on the day the matter was before the Supreme Court of Appeal as an insult to South Africans.

Zuma: Media must balance profit with truth

2013-09-12 13:17

It is important for the media to balance business imperatives and "truthful" reporting, President Jacob Zuma says.

Pinetown road deaths shock presidency

2013-09-06 07:12

The deaths of 27 people in an accident in KwaZulu-Natal has shocked acting president Jeff Radebe, the presidency says.

Zuma to attend G20 summit

2013-09-02 15:02

President Jacob Zuma will attend the G20 Summit in St Petersburg in Russia later this week, the presidency says.

Mandela discharged from hospital

2013-09-01 10:53

Former President Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital but remains in a critical condition.

Cabinet advises Zuma: Presidency

2013-08-04 20:48

President Jacob Zuma primarily relies on Cabinet ministers for advice, the presidency says.

Presidency confirms arms probe resignation

2013-08-01 14:28

President Jacob Zuma has confirmed the resignation of Judge Francis Legodi from the commission probing the multi-billion rand arms deal.

Mandela still improving - presidency

2013-07-30 10:39

Former president Nelson Mandela remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital in Pretoria and continues to show improvement, the presidency says.

Zimbabwe comments 'unfortunate' - Maharaj

2013-07-21 18:44

Recent comments made by members of President Jacob Zuma's technical team on the situation in Zimbabwe are "unfortunate", says the Presidency's Mac Maharaj.


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.

E-tolls part of broader programme: Presidency

2014-01-17 14:21

E-tolling forms part of a broader infrastructure programme, the presidency says, and emphasises rail is the backbone to assist commuters.

ANC brass arrive at manifesto gala dinner

2014-01-10 21:15

ANC heavyweights have arrived at the Church on the Hill in Nelspruit for a dinner ahead of the launch of the party's election manifesto.

Tutu didn't know he was invited to funeral

2013-12-14 15:29

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says he cancelled his flight to the Eastern Cape to attend former president Nelson Mandela's funeral after he received no indication that his name was on the guest list.

Zuma nod for soldiers

2013-12-13 14:45

President Jacob Zuma gave a go-ahead for the deployment of close to 12 000 troops in state events after the death of Nelson Mandela, the presidency says.

Presidency denies Motlanthe report

2013-11-17 19:17

The presidency has denied a report that President Jacob Zuma had a hand in the withdrawal of an academic honour for Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.

Marikana inquiry’s tenure extended

2013-10-31 14:27

The tenure of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana shootings will be extended, its chairperson says.

Maharaj apologises for Zuma's comments

2013-10-23 16:30

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj has apologised for the Malawi comments made by President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma e-tolls comment 'taken out of context'

2013-10-22 14:46

A statement by President Jacob Zuma regarding e-tolls was taken out of context, the presidency says.

Presidency alarmed by Zuma reading comment

2013-09-27 13:00

A statement that President Jacob Zuma doesn’t read is incorrect, unfortunate and serves to perpetuate stereotypes, the presidency says.

Zuma expects smooth sailing for e-tolls

2013-09-25 22:09

President Jacob Zuma is satisfied with the transport laws and related matters amendment bill and sees no hiccups in its implementation, says presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj.

Cashing in on Mandela well-wishers

2013-09-08 15:41

For one entrepreneur, the trips of well-wishers to ex-president Nelson Mandela's Houghton home is proving profitable.

Media watch Mandela house

2013-09-04 17:44

The media continued keeping watch at former president Nelson Mandela's Houghton home, where he is recuperating after being discharged from hospital.

Family celebrates Mandela's return home

2013-09-01 16:06

Former president Nelson Mandela's family are celebrating his return to his Houghton home after being discharged from hospital, his grandson Mandla says.

Mandela unstable at times - presidency

2013-08-24 13:45

While former president Nelson Mandela's condition remains critical but stable, at times it becomes unstable, the presidency says.

Arms deal commission to proceed

2013-08-02 14:11

The commission of inquiry into the multi-billion rand arms deal will proceed despite the resignation of a commissioner, probe spokesperson William Baloyi says.

Arms inquiry extension considered

2013-07-31 22:34

President Jacob Zuma is considering extending the commission of inquiry into the multi-billion-rand arms deal, the presidency says.

Mandela still critical after reported op

2013-07-28 09:46

The presidency says that Nelson Mandela is still critically ill in hospital but improving slightly, declining to comment on a report the anti-apartheid hero had undergone an operation.

Mandla returning to court over graves case

2013-07-18 11:44

Lawyers for former president Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela will return to the Eastern Cape High Court to seek the return of the remains of three family members to Mvezo.

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