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President writes to King of Abathembu on allegations

President Jacob Zuma has written to His Majesty King Dalindyebo of the AbaThembu, asking him to make representations as to why the certificate of recognition as the King of the AbaThembu people should not be withdrawn from him, in line with the request from the AbaThembu Royal Family.

25 July 2014

Update on the NPA Inquiry process

Processes for the establishment of the Inquiry into the fitness of the National Director for Public Prosecutions to hold office are at an advanced stage.

25 July 2014

President Zuma appoints members to the Financial and Fiscal Commission

President Jacob Zuma has, in terms of section 221(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, read with sections 5(1) and 8 of the Financial and Fiscal Commission Act, 1997 (Act No. 99 of 1997), appointed the following persons as members of the Financial and Fiscal Commission for a period of five years, with effect from 28 July 2014;

24 July 2014

Presidency update on the Special Investigating Unit Proclamations

President Jacob Zuma has, during the period 2009 to 2014, signed thirty six (36) proclamations with five extensions, authorising the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to probe departments and entities in the three spheres of government as well as state-owned enterprises.

22 July 2014

President Zuma calls on public to help find missing boy

President Jacob Zuma has called on the public to help law enforcement authorities bring back five-year old Mongezi Phike safe and unharmed after a horrible hijacking left his father for dead as criminals hijacked their car in Pretoria on Tuesday.

20 July 2014

President signs proclamation transferring powers, legislation and functions

President Zuma has signed a proclamation, amongst others, transferring, in terms of section 97 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, the administration, powers and functions entrusted by the legislation, mentioned in column 1 of the tables below, to the Cabinet member mentioned in column 2 below.

17 July 2014

President Zuma concludes a successful Working Visit to Brazil

President Jacob Zuma has this morning 17 July 2014, returned from the 6th BRICS Summit in Brazil, hailing the establishment of the first BRICS Development Bank as "an everlasting legacy that will change the face of global economics and the face of all the developing world for better."

17 July 2014

President still busy with report

President Jacob Zuma is still seized with preparing the report to the Speaker on the upgrades at his Nkandla home, as undertaken to the Speaker of the National Assembly.

17 July 2014

Mandela Day programme of President Zuma

The International Mandela Day programme of President Jacob Zuma for tomorrow, 18 July is as follows:

17 July 2014

President Jacob Zuma to launch Operation Phakisa

President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday, 19 July 2014, launch the first phase of Operation Phakisa, a government initiative aimed at fast-tracking the delivery of some of the priorities outlined in the National Development Plan.

16 July 2014

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