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President Zuma pleased with improved operational performance at Eskom

President Jacob Zuma has this afternoon, 06 May 2016, expressed his satisfaction with the steady progress that Eskom has made in improving its operational performance, a move that has resulted in a more resilient power system that has seen no load shedding for nearly nine successive months.

06 May 2016

President Zuma to visit ESKOM and SAA

President Jacob Zuma will tomorrow, 06 May 2016, undertake monitoring visits to two state owned companies ESKOM and South African Airways.

05 May 2016

President Zuma signs SIU Proclamation on the Independent Development Trust, the Department of Basic Education and the Department of Education in the Free State Province

President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section 2 (1) of the Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunals Act, 1996, signed a Proclamation authorising the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate certain matters in respect to the affairs of the Independent Development Trust, the Department of Basic Education and the Department of Education in the Free State.

05 May 2016

President Zuma extends well wishes to Orthodox Christians in South Africa

President Jacob Zuma has today, Saturday, 30 April 2016, extended his warmest wishes to the Orthodox Christian community in South Africa as they observe Easter this weekend.

30 April 2016

Statement on the judgment of the North Gauteng High Court

The court has ordered that the decision taken by the Acting Head of the National Prosecuting Authority on 1 April 2009 to discontinue the prosecution against President Jacob Zuma should be reviewed and set aside.

29 April 2016

National Day of Prayer postponed

The National Day of Prayer that was to take place at Absa Stadium on Friday 29 April has been postponed to a later date.

29 April 2016

President Zuma to address National Day of Prayer and Africa Month Launch

President Jacob Zuma will tomorrow, 29 April 2016, officiate at the National Day of Prayer and Launch of Africa Month event to be held at Absa Stadium in Durban.

28 April 2016

South Africa and Iran sign landmark agreements to boost economic and trade relations

The State Visit of President Jacob Zuma to the Islamic Republic of Iran has ended on a high note with the signing of several agreements and commitments being made by both sides to take economic and trade relations to greater heights following the lifting of sanctions in Iran.

25 April 2016

President Zuma to bestow National Orders Awards

President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday, 28 April 2016, bestow the National Orders Awards on local citizens and eminent foreign nationals who have contributed greatly towards the advancement of democracy, excelled in various endeavours as well as those who have made a significant impact on improving the lives of South Africans in various ways.

25 April 2016

Address by President Jacob Zuma at the South Africa – Iran Business Forum on the occasion of His State Visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran, Tehran

It is a great honour for me to address this important gathering of Captains of Industry, both from South Africa and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

24 April 2016




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