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Spirited President Jacob Zuma was speaking in his response to the debate on the budget speech for the presidency.
Spirited President Jacob Zuma was speaking in his response to the debate on the budget speech for the presidency.

Opposition parties are obsessed with Nkandla, Marikana: Zuma

Wednesday 27 May 2015 16:20

President Jacob Zuma has accused the opposition of disregarding due processes that have to take place by demanding the release of the highly-anticipated Marikana report.

Opposition parties are obsessed with Nkandla, Marikana: Zuma

Wednesday 27 May 2015 16:20

President Jacob Zuma has accused the opposition of disregarding due processes that have to take place by demanding the release of the highly-anticipated Marikana report.

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Madagascar president challenges impeachment vote count

Wednesday 27 May 2015 15:21

Madagascar's President Hery Rajaonarimampianina challenged an impeachment vote against him in parliament, where critics say he dragged religion into politics and failed to deliver on promises.

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Vulgar threat disrupts National Assembly proceedings

Wednesday 27 May 2015 06:45

The words “I will …. you up” mouthed in the National Assembly on Tuesday threatened to derail the presidency’s budget vote speech, Netwerk24 reported.

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Govt will not tolerate violence: Zuma  

Tuesday 26 May 2015 20:38

President Jacob Zuma says government will not tolerate any attacks against anyone including foreign nationals.

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ElBaradei delivers 6th Thabo Mbeki annual lecture

Monday 25 May 2015 21:35

Leading Egyptian political figure and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Mohamed Mustafa ElBaradei delivered the 6th Thabo Mbeki Africa Day Lecture at  Unisa on Monday.

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EFF has lost its relevance: Ayanda Tshabalala

Monday 25 May 2015 20:32

The chief whip of the Economic Freedom Fighters in the Mpumalanga provincial legislature, Ayanda Tshabalala has resigned.

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Tanzania elections set for October 25

Monday 25 May 2015 20:12

Tanzanians will pick a new president and parliament on October 25, in a national election likely to be dominated by the ruling party despite rising anger at poverty and corruption.

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Zuma not linked to Mbombo’s retirement: Presidency

Monday 25 May 2015 19:02

The Presidency has rejected reports that President Jacob Zuma is linked to the retirement of the North West Police Commissioner, Lieutenant-General Zukiswa Mbombo.

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Maimane's Soweto campaign bears fruit

Monday 25 May 2015 17:16

DA leader, Mmusi Maimane, has managed to attract several business people in Soweto to join his party.

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DA SRC feeds needy students in Fort Hare university

Monday 25 May 2015 15:45

The DA governed Fort Hare University SRC has taken out R450 000 from its budget to provide meal allowances to students who are currently unable to access NSFAS funding from the university.

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