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.

DA denies Ramaphosa Parly deal

2014-11-20 15:06

The DA would never enter into a deal that jeopardised its mandate, the party's leader Helen Zille has vowed.

ANC to revoke EFF reprieve

2014-11-20 06:16

The ANC has decided to revoke Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's reprieve to the Economic Freedom Fighters as a deal to restore calm to Parliament collapsed after a day.

Taxes could cost ruling ANC municipal votes

2014-10-27 18:34

Any sort of business or individual tax would proportionally hit Gauteng harder than the rest of the country and that will be a challenge for the ANC in 2016.

New Sarb governor: I will not disappoint

2014-10-06 11:29

Newly appointed SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has vowed not to let the country down.

Madonsela well within her rights - CRC

2014-08-26 18:51

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is well within her rights to report on government's conduct, the Centre for Constitutional Rights says.

Zuma’s nephew in land claim for 60+ farms

2014-07-21 08:50

The nephew of President Jacob Zuma has launched a land claim targeting more than 60 farms in Impendle in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

Church fined 4 goats by Zuma's cousin

2014-05-25 13:04

Jacob Zuma's cousin, Sibusiso 'Deebo' Mzobe has fined an Eshowe church four goats for disturbing his ancestors' peace, says a report.

ANC ahead in early poll count

2014-05-08 08:12

With more than 20% of votes counted in South Africa's landmark general election, the ruling ANC appears set to win a fifth consecutive term in office, but with a significantly reduced margin.

Miners choose to bypass unions - expert

2014-04-01 07:57

Workers have begun expressing their grievances in protests not organised and led by a trade union, according to a collective bargaining expert.

Zille: ANC benefitting from power crisis

2014-03-01 16:35

The ANC is benefiting from the country's power emergency, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Mandela death takes heat off SA's Zuma - for now

2013-12-06 17:52

A week ago, SA President Jacob Zuma was on the back foot, accused of blowing R210m of public money on an upgrade to his home. A week later he has gained respite through Nelson Mandela's death.

Fracking a game changer for Karoo - Zuma

2013-11-29 22:08

President Jacob Zuma says the discovery of shale gas in the Karoo creates possibilities for growth and economic development in the Northern Cape.

Greenpeace urges Zuma to help Arctic 30

2013-11-18 13:45

The Greenpeace executive director has written an open letter to President Jacob Zuma encouraging him to speak up for the release of the 'Arctic 30', currently jailed in Russia.

Why President Zuma should step aside

2013-10-29 09:54

With the 2014 elections approaching, should South Africans demand for Zuma to step down?

Zuma in US ahead of UN address

2013-09-23 09:06

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in the US ahead of his address at the 68th session of the United Nations general assembly in New York, the presidency says.


Jacob Zuma was welcomed by officials upon his arrival at Saint Petersburg's airport ahead of the G20 summit in Russia. See pictures.

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Rand rout: What government should do

2013-05-31 18:11

An emerging markets analyst present his suggestions on measures the government could take to soothe investors and markets.

SA is open for business, says Zuma

2013-01-23 19:50

South Africa provides enormous opportunities for businesses and can tackle challenges like poverty, unemployment and inequality, says President Jacob Zuma.


President Jacob Zuma says the year had been "eventful, successful and also very challenging".

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Zuma: SA not falling apart

2012-12-16 15:15

South Africa is not "falling apart" and the ANC can run the economy, says President Jacob Zuma as he seeks to dispel concerns about sluggish growth.

SA in for R5bn tax knock on pay freeze

2012-10-18 12:59

Government will lose an estimated R5bn if salary hikes of CEOs and executive directors are frozen, economists warn.

Zuma wants more Africa seats at UN

2012-09-28 22:17

Africa needs to be better represented in the United Nations security council, President Jacob Zuma says.

AU fails to break leadership deadlock

2012-03-18 10:47

Leaders of eight African Union countries have failed to break a deadlock over the leadership of the 54-member body, highlighting divisions that have repeatedly stymied its decision-making.


Govt slams reporting on graft index findings

2014-12-04 08:31

Negative media reporting on SA's ranking in an international corruption perception survey is "unhelpful" for the country's prospects, says the government.

Zuma tells Botswana, SA to join hands on tourism

2014-11-20 13:31

Botswana and South Africa need to focus on key economic projects that can change the livelihoods of citizens in both two countries, says president Jacob Zuma.

Zuma’s son asked for breathalyser test

2014-11-05 14:40

President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane had asked Johannesburg metro police for a breathalyser test after his car crashed into a minibus, killing a woman, an inquest has heard.

EFF: Everyone will be at probe

2014-10-07 06:01

Parliament's Powers and Privileges Committee will commence with disciplinary proceedings against 20 EFF members, including leader Julius Malema, who heckled President Jacob Zuma in the National Assembly.

Zuma did not interfere in nuclear deal - Dept

2014-09-27 18:09

The energy department has denied a report that President Jacob Zuma interfered with the nuclear deal with Russia and instructed Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to sign the deal.

Zuma spy tape appeal in SCA

2014-08-15 05:47

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear an appeal by President Jacob Zuma against a High Court decision ordering the NPA to hand over a copy of the so-called spy tapes.

Zuma not involved in Motsoeneng appointment

2014-07-12 18:32

President Jacob Zuma had nothing to do with the appointment of SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the presidency says.

Khulubuse Zuma swimming in oil billions

2014-05-18 12:55

Business mogul Khulubuse Zuma owns an oil fortune of R100bn in the DRC which he allegedly acquired through the help of his uncle, President Jacob Zuma.


From Zuma expressing shock over the "Vote No" campaign, to hundreds evacuated at the site of the Boston Bombing, here are the news headlines you need to know today.

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Nkandla report damaged govt credibility - NGO

2014-03-19 21:05

A finding that President Jacob Zuma unduly benefited from upgrades to his Nkandla residence has damaged the government's credibility, Corruption Watch says.

Zuma absent from manifesto launch

2014-01-19 10:45

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa and not President Jacob Zuma will deliver the party’s Gauteng provincial manifesto at a rally scheduled to be held in Atteridgeville near Pretoria.

ANC postpones party meetings

2013-12-06 15:01

The ANC has postponed its national executive committee (NEC) meeting and its coming national list conference, following the death of former president Nelson Mandela.

Zuma: SA, Ghana must create jobs

2013-11-26 20:25

President Jacob Zuma says Ghana plays a key role in South Africa's economy and the two countries must work together to drive job creation.

Mantashe eager to read Nkandla report

2013-11-08 19:46

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says he is keen to read the provisional report on President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, unaware that government was interdicting its release.

Vavi supporters threaten action

2013-10-27 09:21

Angry South African Teachers’ Union members are threatening to storm the organisation’s headquarters in Johannesburg as the row over union president Thobile Ntola’s suspension deepens.

Peters: E-tolling by year end

2013-09-18 08:40

The Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project will still be implemented this year, but the start date for e-tolling has yet to be determined, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

Funding tussle halts Marikana commission

2013-07-22 21:06

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has adjourned for negotiations about funding for the lawyers representing the wounded and arrested Marikana miners.

Motlanthe meets with major mining players

2013-07-03 14:40

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has met with mining houses and trade unions in a bid to resolve issues bedevilling the mining sector.

Zuma missed opportunity - DA

2013-05-30 16:00

The DA says President Jacob Zuma should have taken decisive steps to rectify mining strife as the rand fell to its lowest level in four years after his speech.

Cheers for Zuma

2013-01-12 13:04

Thousands of ANC supporters cheered for President Jacob Zuma as he took the field at King's Park stadium in Durban for the party's 101st anniversary celebrations.


Zuma addresses Mangaung

2012-12-18 15:25

After being re-elected as ANC president for another term, President Jacob Zuma addressed thousands of delegates at Mangaung with the traditional singing and dancing. Watch.

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Zuma visits Mandela in hospital

2012-12-09 14:04

President Jacob Zuma has visited former President Nelson Mandela at a Pretoria hospital.


Zuma opens mosque

2012-10-04 14:22

President Jacob Zuma opened the Nizamiye Complex and Turkish Mosque in Johannesburg on Thursday. The mosque is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. See the pictures.

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Zuma working on relations with Jamaica

2012-08-07 12:11

South Africa would like to see increased volumes of trade and investment with Jamaica, President Jacob Zuma says.

Zuma lauds climate conference

2011-12-12 07:29

President Jacob Zuma congratulated South Africa on the success of hosting the UN Climate Change conference in Durban.

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