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President Zuma to lead the South African delegation to the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma, will lead the South African delegation to the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA69), scheduled to take place in New York, in the United States from 24-30 September 2014.

19 September 2014

President Zuma thanks outgoing Reserve Bank Governor

President Jacob Zuma has extended his gratitude and that of government to the outgoing Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Ms Gill Marcus.

18 September 2014

President Zuma meets SA Jewish Board of Deputies leadership

President Jacob has this evening, 18 September 2014, met with the leadership of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies at his Mahlamba Ndlopfu Residence in Pretoria.

18 September 2014

Statement by President Jacob Zuma regarding South Africans citizens affected by the church building collapse in Nigeria

I am greatly saddened to announce that 67 South Africans died and scores of others sustained injuries, after a building at the Synagogue Church of All Nations collapsed on Friday, 12 September 2014, in Lagos, in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

16 September 2014

Government Media arrangements

The Minister in the Presidency, Mr Jeff Radebe, will hold weekly media briefings as part of promoting the dissemination of government information to the public.

15 September 2014

Communique of the Double Troika Summit of Heads of State and Government plus The Democratic Republic of Congo and The United Republic of Tanzania, Pretoria, South Africa

1. The Double Troika Summit of the Heads of State and Government (henceforth referred to as Summit) was held in Pretoria, Republic of South Africa on 15 September 2014.

15 September 2014

President Zuma submits Special Investigating Unit Report to Parliament

President Jacob Zuma has today, 11 September 2014, submitted the Final Report of the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) into the security upgrades to the private residence of the President in Nkandla.

11 September 2014

Correspondence from Public Protector

President Jacob Zuma recently received a letter dated 21 August 2014 from Adv Thuli Madonsela, the Public Protector, indicating her views about the report he had submitted to the National Assembly in relation to the security upgrades to his Nkandla residence.

11 September 2014

President Zuma requests Chief Justice to fill vacancy in the IEC

President Jacob Zuma has, in terms of Section 6 of the Electoral Commission Act (Act No 51 of 1996), requested Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng to start the processes of filling the vacancy that has arisen in the Electoral Commission as a result of the resignation of Chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission, Advocate Pansy Tlakula.

10 September 2014

President Zuma to officially open a new high-tech school in Western Cape

President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday, 11 September 2104, officially open the state-of-the-art Kensington High School in Cape Town, in the Western Cape as part of government’s Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI) and the national infrastructure development programme.

09 September 2014




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