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President Zuma to attend the TICAD Summit in Kenya

President Jacob Zuma will tomorrow, 25 August 2016 travel to Kenya to participate in the 6th Summit of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) taking place in Nairobi, in the Republic of Kenya.

24 August 2016

President Zuma appoints Intergovernmental Committee on Disaster Management

President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section 4 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002, established the Intergovernmental Committee on Disaster Management (ICDM) comprising relevant Cabinet Members and provincial Members of Executive Councils involved in disaster management as well as members of municipal Councils selected by the South African Local Government Association.

24 August 2016

President Zuma signs SIU Proclamation for Greater Sekhukhune District Municipality and Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality

President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section 2 (1) of the Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunals Act, 1996, authorised the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate certain matters in respect to the affairs of the Greater Sekhukhune District Municipality and Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality in the Limpopo Province.

24 August 2016

President Zuma congratulates Mr Mzwandile Masina

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Mr Mzwandile Collin Masina, the former Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, following his election yesterday as the Executive Mayor of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality.

24 August 2016

Preparations for the Special Official Funeral for the late Reverend Stofile are at an advanced stage

Preparations for the Special Official Funeral of the former Minister of Sport and Recreation and former Premier of the Eastern Cape Province, the late Reverend Arnold Makhenkesi Stofile, are at an advanced stage.

23 August 2016

Presidency working with National Treasury to address matters


The Presidency has noted media reports alleging a rift between The Presidency and the National Treasury in relation to providing support to the South African Airways.

21 August 2016

Consultations still taking place on university fee increase


The Presidency has noted media reports with regards to university fee increases for 2017.

21 August 2016

President Zuma congratulates Team South Africa at the Rio Games

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Team South Africa for an outstanding performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics Games in Brazil.

21 August 2016

President Zuma attends the funeral of struggle veteran Mr Qethu Mdluli

President Jacob Zuma is this morning, 20 August 2016, attending the funeral of the late liberation struggle veteran and one of the leaders of the African National Congress underground movement in exile, Mr Qethu Mdluli, who is being laid to rest in Bergville KwaZulu-Natal.

20 August 2016

President Zuma to officialy launch the 50/50 Farming Pilot project in KwaZulu-Natal

President Jacob Zuma will tomorrow, 20 August 2016, officially launch the first farm entering the pilot phase of the Policy Framework on Strengthening the Relative Rights of People Working the Land, also known as the 50/50 farming policy, at the Westcliffe Farm in uMshwathi local municipality, near Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal.

19 August 2016




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