Speeches for 2012
06 January 2013
31 December 2012
28 December 2012
Remarks by President Jacob Zuma on the ocassion of the renaming of Bram Fischer International Airport, BloemfonteinToday is a special day in the history of the Mangaung metropole and the whole of South Africa, in that, in a space of a few hours we honour two great statesmen and remarkable freedom-fighters who were comrades in arms and were together in the trenches fighting for the liberation of our country.
13 December 2012
Address by President Zuma during the King Hintsa Bravery Awards conferred by King Zwelonke Sigcawu, Nqadu Royal Palace, Kwa-Gcaleka Great Place, Willowvale, Eastern CapeWhenever we descend into the Eastern Cape, we are welcomed by the tranquil atmosphere. One learns to appreciate the great River Cacadu as it opens its mouth to meet the great Indian Ocean after its long and twisted flow through the slopes and valleys of this beautiful province.
11 December 2012
Address by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the Third Medals Parade for the Luthuli Detachment, Waterkloof Airforce Base, TshwaneOn the 2nd August this year, on the occasion coinciding with the commemoration of the first operations of the Luthuli Detachment of the ANC’s military wing uMkhonto weSizwe, we held the first ever military parade to honour the veterans who fought for our freedom as part of the non- statutory forces.
06 December 2012
Tribute to the late Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson by President Jacob Zuma at Official Memorial Service held in his honour, Johannesburg City HallWe have gathered to pay tribute to an outstanding South African, a prolific jurist, a freedom fighter and a legal legend of our time.
05 December 2012
Address by His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma, at the occasion of launching the Steve Biko Heritage Centre, King Williamstown, Eastern CapeWe have come together on a very special occasion, to honour a great South African who devoted his life to the struggle for the liberation of the people of South Africa.
30 November 2012
28 November 2012
Statement by President Jacob Zuma at the Official Handover of the Social Cohesion Report and Declaration, Sefako M Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, PretoriaIn 1955, South Africans from all walks of life, representing diverse organisations and civil society gathered in Kliptown in Soweto, to draw a common vision and programme for a united, democratic, non-racial, non-sexist and prosperous South Africa.
27 November 2012