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Address by President Jacob Zuma at the Global Watch Summit Against Racism in Sports

This year we are celebrating 20 years of democracy and 20 years since we defeated apartheid, an evil system of government based on institutionalised racism which was described by the United Nations as a crime against humanity. Based on their race, South Africans were told where they could stay, live, go to school, which hospital to go to, where to play sports and literally every activity was determined on the colour of one’s skin.

21 November 2014

Communiqué on the Bi-National Commission between the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Botswana

1. The Summit Meeting of the Second Session of the Bi-National Commission between the Republic of Botswana and the Republic of South Africa was held in Gaborone on 20th November 2014. The Summit was preceded by the Meeting of the Ministers on 19th November 2014 and the Meeting of Officials from 17th to 18th November 2014.

20 November 2014

President Zuma to address Global Watch Summit on Racism

President Jacob Zuma will on Friday, 21 November 2014, address the Global Watch Summit on Racism, which aims to eliminate racial intolerance and all other forms of discrimination in sports, at the Emperors Palace in Kempton Park.

19 November 2014

President Zuma to attend the 2nd Session of the Bi-National Commission in Gaborone, Botswana

His Excellency President Jacob Zuma will undertake a working visit to the Republic of Botswana to attend the 2nd Session of the Bi-National Commission in Gaborone on 20 November 2014.

19 November 2014

President Zuma concludes visit to Australia after participating in the G20 Summit

President Jacob Zuma has concluded his visit to Brisbane, Australia where he led the South African delegation to the G20 Leaders' Summit, which took place on 15-16 November 2014.

16 November 2014

President Zuma to launch Operation Phakisa 2 to improve clinics

What constitutes an ideal clinic? A number of health professionals, working with colleagues from labour, civil society, the private sector and academia are currently grappling with this question in exploratory “laboratories" as part of government’s new National Development Plan delivery programme, Operation Phakisa.

16 November 2014

President Zuma congratulates AB de Villiers

President Jacob Zuma has extended his hearty congratulations to prolific run scorer Mr AB de Villiers on being named International Cricket Council's One Day International (ODI) Cricketer of the Year, and for achieving the landmark of scoring 7 000 ODI runs.

16 November 2014

President Zuma meets with Soweto pupils attending the G20 Youth Programme

President Jacob Zuma has today, 13 November 2014, ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit met with two South African learners from Moletsane High School who are in Brisbane, Australia to attend the G20 Youth Programme. The two learners were selected by the Australian government through a school essay competition on the importance of the G20 for both South Africa and Australia.

13 November 2014

President Zuma arrives in Brisbane for the G20 Summit

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for the G20 Leaders’ Summit.

12 November 2014

President Zuma to lead the South African delegation to the G20 Summit in Australia

President Jacob Zuma will lead the South African delegation to the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane, Australia, on 13-16 November 2014.

10 November 2014




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