Zuma congratulates Karim on AU award

2015-01-31 21:14

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Professor Salim Abdool Karim for receiving a science award from the African Union, the presidency says.>

Zuma sends condolences after PMB accident

2015-01-30 11:43

President Jacob Zuma has sent his condolences to the families of seven children who were killed in an accident in Pietermaritzburg this week.

United Front to host alternative Sona

2015-01-29 14:58

The United Front will hold an alternative state of the nation address ahead of President Jacob Zuma’s formal one next month, it says.

Dramat suspension legal - Nhleko

2015-01-29 14:11

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has insisted he had acted within the law when he suspended Hawks head Lieutenant Generak Anwa Dramat.

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.

Zuma in Ethiopia for AU summit

2015-01-28 21:15

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, ahead of the 24th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly.


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Officials, media meet over Parly TV

2015-01-27 20:56

Parliamentary officials have met media organisations to discuss the broadcast feed from the National Assembly ahead of next month's State of the Nation address.

Anti-corruption team still operational - Zuma

2015-01-27 18:18

The presidency has denied that the anti-corruption task team had been disbanded, adding that statements by DA leader and Western Cape Premier Helen Zille were "incorrect and baseless".

Zuma gets SIU head's resignation

2015-01-27 05:00

The presidency says it has received the resignation of Special Investigating Unit head Vas Soni.

Controversial bill sent back to Parliament

2015-01-26 14:15

The controversial mineral and petroleum resources development amendment bill was sent back because it did not pass constitutional muster, President Jacob Zuma's office says.

Motshekga on Zuma comments: Everyone says dumb things

2015-01-26 10:09

ANC Women's League president and Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says people should not be so sensitive about comments made by President Jacob Zuma on women.

Zuma congratulates Zambia’s new leader Lungu

2015-01-25 16:00

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Zambia’s new president-elect Edgar Lungu with a commitment that the two countries would work closely together.

Guptagate officer takes legal action

2015-01-25 12:35

Attorneys representing Lieutenant-Colonel Stefan van Zyl, who was suspended over the Guptagate saga, has served the minister of defence with court papers demanding his immediate reinstatement as an SA Air Force officer.

Govt ignoring xenophobia, says ADF

2015-01-25 11:08

Government continues to deny that there is xenophobia in South Africa, the African Diaspora Forum says in an open letter to President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma: Investors heard our message

2015-01-24 12:04

President Jacob Zuma says on his return from the economic forum meeting held in Davos that investors understand that there are challenges in SA.

Oil bill constitutionally flawed - DA

2015-01-23 15:55

Legislation giving the state a 20% free stake in new oil and gas ventures may not see the light of day because parliament wrongly dealt with it as a normal bill.

Zuma: No wise businessperson should skip SA

2015-01-23 13:54

SA is open for more investment and offers an opportunity that no wise businessperson would want to miss, says President Jacob Zuma in Davos.


In today's news headlines: 121 people have been arrested for looting in several areas around Soweto, South African Deon Cornelius (29) has been sentenced to death in Malaysia for smuggling drugs & Jacob Zuma's son slams Zelda la Grange.

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Parly not rubber stamp for corruption - EFF

2015-01-22 21:49

Responding to the announcement that President Jacob Zuma would be in Parliament to answer questions on 11 March, EFF says Parliament is being used to condone corruption.

Zille comments irresponsible: Presidency

2015-01-22 05:00

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's comments that Hawks head Anwa Dramat has been suspended because he investigated high-level corruption is mischievous and irresponsible, the presidency says.

Malema not waiting till March for Zuma

2015-01-21 19:54

EFF leader Julius Malema is not prepared to wait until March to demand answers from President Jacob Zuma regarding upgrades to his private Nkandla home.

SMS implicating Zuma in Guptagate remains secret

2015-01-21 18:23

The content of text messages which allegedly implicate President Jacob Zuma in the Guptagate scandal could not be revealed, the SA National Defence Union says.

Zuma will answer Parly questions in March

2015-01-21 13:57

President Jacob Zuma will answer oral questions in the National Assembly on 11 March, almost a month after delivering his state of the nation address on 12 February.


Today's newspaper front pages focus on Sunette Bridges in court, the possibility that President Zuma did, in fact, know about the private Gupta plane landing at Waterkloof and the re-opening of coastal schools. Watch.

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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, public office bearers’ salary hikes approved

2015-01-29 19:22

President Jacob Zuma’s salary will increase to over R2.7m per annum this year and he will receive a lump sum payment of over R100 000 in back payments

Max du Preez joins News24

2015-01-29 14:51

Former Independent Newspaper columnist Max du Preez will be joining News24, Editor in Chief Andrew Trench says.

Zuma no confidence motion set for next month

2015-01-29 14:11

An opposition motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be debated in the National Assemble on 24 February.

Press code should be reviewed - DA

2015-01-28 22:56

The DA says it believes the Press Code should be reviewed to protect journalistic independence, following the Press Ombudsman's dismissal of a complaint by the party.

DA opposes private security bill

2015-01-28 19:15

The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority Amendment Bill should not be signed into law because it breaches the Bill of Rights, the DA says.

Zuma coverage based on his post, says Motsoeneng

2015-01-28 13:36

The large amount of coverage President Jacob Zuma receives is based on the fact he is the president of the country, SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng says.

New minerals bill may undermine BEE - Zuma

2015-01-27 20:30

President Jacob Zuma believes proposed key legislation governing the oil, gas and minerals industries could undermine black economic empowerment.

Zuma appoints acting ConCourt judges

2015-01-27 14:38

President Jacob Zuma has appointed three acting Constitutional Court judges, spokesperson Mac Maharaj says.


President Jacob Zuma on Saturday returned to South Africa following his participation in the World Economic Forum meeting held in Davos, Switzerland. Here's everything you need to know about his trip.

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Anti-corruption team 'dismantled' - Zille

2015-01-26 14:15

DA leader Helen Zille says the "dismantling" of the anti-corruption task team is evidence that government is not serious about graft.

KZN police to deal with Edward Zuma arrest warrant

2015-01-26 05:00

KwaZulu-Natal police say they don't know if an arrest warrant has been delivered for President Jacob Zuma's eldest son Edward relating to a maintenance case.

MPs suggest private security for NA - report

2015-01-25 14:05

Some MPs have suggested that Parliament hire a private security company to remove unruly members from the National Assembly, a report says.

Zuma's son dodges arrest warrant

2015-01-25 11:08

President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward Zuma, has managed to evade arrest for the past seven months after failing to respond to several subpoenas to appear in court for child maintenance.

Charlie Hebdo and Zuma: contrasting icons

2015-01-25 10:37

Martin Warburg argues that some of the worrying and ridiculous things that happen in our country are not so unique after all.

Saudi king was a peacemaker - Zuma

2015-01-24 09:58

President Jacob Zuma has sent condolences to the family of Saudi Arabian King Abdullah following news of his death.

Guptagate: More charges dropped

2015-01-23 14:44

Charges have been dropped against another pair of officers involved in the Gupta plane landing scandal, it has been reported.

DA wants key points act repealed

2015-01-23 12:31

The DA plans to submit a private members' bill to Parliament to nullify the National Key Points Act because it is inconsistent with transparency and accountability.

Zelda an embarrassment to whites - Zuma son

2015-01-23 07:59

President Jacob Zuma's eldest son, Edward, says Zelda la Grange is "an embarrassment to the white community" following her recent Twitter rant and her apology was meaningless.


In today's news headlines: President Jacob Zuma speaks at the World Economic Forum, 39 people have been arrested in Soweto for looting and a harbor precint in Sydney goes into lockdown. Watch.

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Zuma calls for African solutions at Davos

2015-01-21 20:00

President Jacob Zuma has emphasised African solutions for African problems in a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Zuma's ANC hell-bent on destroying Hawks - Breytenbach

2015-01-21 19:06

Prosecutor-turned DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach says the allegations that led to Hawks boss Anwa Dramat's suspension are baseless.

DA will hold Zuma to Parly date

2015-01-21 17:45

The DA says it intended to ensure President Jacob Zuma honoured the presidency's proposed date for answering questions in the National Assembly.

Nkandla likely to go way of Gupta plane saga - watchdogs

2015-01-21 12:47

The scandal surrounding President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead is likely to go the way of the Gupta plane saga - in a whitewash, government watchdogs have warned.

Guptagate: What you need to know

2015-01-21 11:14

The Gupta plane landing at Waterkloof Air Force Base in 2013 embroiled all of government in yet another scandal. Here's everything you need to know about the saga.

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