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President Zuma meets with members of the Robben Island Ex-Political Prisoner Association

President Zuma today, 6 December 2016, met with members of the Robben Island Ex-Political Prisoners Association (EPPA), a body representing all political prisoners who were incarcerated in Robben Island (and other prisons) for political offences, at his residence Mahlamba Ndlopfu in Pretoria.

06 December 2016

President Zuma accepts the annual remuneration recommendations for Public Office Bearers

President Jacob Zuma has accepted the Independent Commission for the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers recommendations for the adjustment of Public Office Bearers annual remuneration for the 2016/2017 financial year.

06 December 2016

President Zuma to host Zambia President on a State Visit

President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday, 08 December 2016, host the President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency President Edgar Lungu for his State Visit to the Republic of South Africa, in Pretoria.

06 December 2016

President Zuma saddened by the sudden passing of gospel singer Mr Sifiso Ncwane

President Jacob Zuma has expressed deep sadness and extended his heartfelt condolences on the passing of gospel sensation and multi-award winning singer, Mr Sifiso Ncwane, who passed away today, 05 December 2016.

05 December 2016

President Zuma to lead commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa

President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday, 10 December 2016 lead the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, an important milestone of one of the most internationally acclaimed, progressive and transformative constitutions in the world.

05 December 2016

President Zuma to host Zambia President on a State Visit

President Jacob Zuma will host President Edgar Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia for a State Visit to South Africa from 07 to 09 December 2016.

05 December 2016

Presidency has no knowledge of report on Commissioner Phiyega

The Presidency has not yet received the report into the position of National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega and will thus not comment on the alleged contents of the report which was released by a weekend newspaper.

05 December 2016

Remembering Madiba: Let us continue building a united South Africa, message from President Jacob Zuma

On this day in 2013, the first President of a free and democratic South Africa, President Nelson Mandela passed on, leaving behind a rich legacy of building a dynamic young nation, from the ashes of apartheid.

05 December 2016

President Zuma sends condolences on passing of Mr Mkhwanazi

President Jacob Zuma has this morning learned with sadness on the passing on of the renowned struggle veteran and the recipient of The Order of Mendi for bravery, Mr Riot Mkhwanazi.

04 December 2016

President Zuma congratulates Team South Africa for maintaining sovereign rating status

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated government, business, labour and all South Africans after three major credit rating agencies kept South Africa’s sovereign debt credit rating status above junk status.

03 December 2016




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