Speeches for 2010
Address by President Jacob Zuma to the South Africa-Cuba Business Forum on the occasion of the President’s State Visit to Cuba; Havana, CubaLet me start by thanking the Government and people of Cuba for the invitation to us to undertake this State Visit to Cuba.
07 December 2010
Remarks by President Jacob Zuma on the occassion of the bestowal on him by President Raul Castro Ruz, of the Order of Jose Marti, the highest honour that the Cubans can bestow on an individual; Palace of the Revolution, Havana, CubaIt is an honour for me to be decorated with an award bearing the name of this great country’s national hero, Jose Martí.
06 December 2010
Address by His Excellency President Jacob Zuma at the South Africa-Zambia Business Forum during the state visit by His Excellency President Rupiah Banda of ZambiaLet me start by thanking all the speakers who have just welcomed us to this important Business Forum.
03 December 2010
Address by President Jacob Zuma marking the Commemoration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, during the State Visit by President Rupiah Banda of ZambiaToday is a special occasion for our country, as we mark the second day of the State Visit to our country by His Excellency President Rupiah Banda and his delegation.
03 December 2010
Toast remarks by the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, at the State banquet in honour of the President of Zambia, Rupiah Banda, during his state visit to South Africa, Presidential Guest House, PretoriaIt is a great honour to welcome you to our country, your Excellency my brother and friend, President Rupiah Banda and your dear wife as well as your distinguished delegation.
02 December 2010
Remarks by President Zuma at the media briefing on the conclusion of the official discussions with President Rupiah Banda of ZambiaI want to start by extending once more a very warm welcome to my dear brother, His Excellency President Banda and his delegation.
02 December 2010
Intervention of the President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma, at the 3rd Africa-European Summit, Tripoli, LibyaFirst of all, let me thank the brother-leader, government and people of the Great Jamahiriya for the hospitality extended to my delegation and me since our arrival. Also, I wish to commend our officials and ministers for their work leading to the Summit which, among others, has put before us for our consideration a Draft Tripoli Declaration as well as a Draft Action Plan for the period 2011 to 2013.
30 November 2010
Address by President Jacob Zuma on Sub-Theme 3: Millennium Development Goals on Agriculture and Food Security, at the 3rd Africa-European Union SummitThe bread and butter of the African people is the rural economy. The vast majority of African people work and live in rural areas; and the burden of most rural households lies on the shoulders of women.
29 November 2010
Oration of the President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma, at the official funeral service of Ms Bertha Gxowa, Huntersfield Stadium, EkurhuleniOn the 6th of June 1912, about 600 women marched to the municipal offices in Bloemfontein to demonstrate against the carrying of passes. On the 23rd of September 1913, women again marched against passes, led by the pioneer of the struggle for the emancipation of women, Charlotte Maxeke, also in the then Orange Free State. They burned their passes in front of municipal offices.
27 November 2010
Chief Albert Luthuli Memorial Lecture by His Excellency President Jacob Zuma at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre, DurbanWe have come together on this special evening to celebrate the service to humanity of a man who left an indelible mark in our lives and our history, Chief Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli.
24 November 2010