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Zuma launches Operation Phakisa

Friday 24 February 2017 21:02

Operation Phakisa is steaming ahead. This as President Jacob Zuma has launched the agriculture, land reform and rural development leg.


President Jacob Zuma made this decision following a ruling by the High Court in Pretoria.
Zuma will not suspend NPA bosses

Friday 24 February 2017 19:17

President Jacob Zuma says he will not suspend embattled NPA bosses, Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi.


More than 130 people have been arrested in clashes between the police, South Africans and immigrants.
The situation in Pretoria remains tense

Friday 24 February 2017 17:48

The situation in Sunnyside in Pretoria remains tense as the police are trying to calm down tension between a group of Nigerians and South Africans.


 President Jacob Zuma called for calm and restraint.
Phahlane warns anti-illegal immigrants protesters to behave

Friday 24 February 2017 15:50

Acting Police Commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane, says unruly behaviour will not be tolerated. He was addressing the media in the wake of a violent anti-illegal immigrants march in Pretoria.


Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is firm against fighting any form of political pressure.
Why Gordhan’s silence on SA’s nuclear option is a good sign

Friday 24 February 2017 07:20

South Africa’s Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan said very little about the energy sector in his recent budget speech.


Finance Portfolio Committee approves FICA bill

Tuesday 21 February 2017 19:10

The Finance Portfolio Committee has approved the Financial Intelligence Centre Bill.


Zuma awards SANDF members

Tuesday 21 February 2017 10:50

President Jacob Zuma has awarded different medals to six South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members.


'Budget speech needs to allay fears, boost confidence’

Tuesday 21 February 2017 07:00

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget speech is expected to be punctuated by a handful of attention-catching announcements.


Armed Forces Day to honour SS Mendi heroes

Tuesday 21 February 2017 06:14

Curious residents of KwaZulu-Natal have braved the cold and wet weather on Monday to witness SANDF members showcase their military capabilities.


Parliament confirmed last week that Brian Molefe would be brought into the National Assembly as a member from the ANC's North West branch.
Molefe's appointment as MP is damaging, controversial - Analyst

Monday 20 February 2017 21:20

Political Analyst Susan Booysen has slammed as damaging and controversial, the proposed appointment of former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe as an MP.


N West ANC secretary, Dakota Legoete, refutes allegations that Brian Molefe's nomination as MP Parliament has been done under-handedly.
N West ANC refutes claims of underhandedness in Molefe's MP nomination

Monday 20 February 2017 10:00

North West ANC secretary, Dakota Legoete, has refuted allegations that Brian Molefe's nomination as a Member of Parliament from the province has been done under-handedly.


KwaZulu African National Congress (ANC) Provincial Chairperson Sihle Zikalala warned against the use of slate when nominating leadership ahead of the ANC's National conference.
Zikalala warns against faction politics

Monday 20 February 2017 07:35

KwaZulu African National Congress (ANC) Provincial Chairperson Sihle Zikalala warned against the use factions when nominating leadership ahead of the ANC's National conference.


What was sold to media as a courtesy visit to President Jacob Zuma on Saturday, has turned out to be a ploy by CAF President Issa Hayatou to hold on to power.
Govt refutes claims of endorsing Hayatou for another term

Sunday 19 February 2017 19:17

Government has refuted claims by the Confederation of African Football that President Jacob Zuma has endorsed Issa Hayatou's candidacy for another term as CAF President.


Fedusa says Brian Molefe’s appointment is something that could seriously destabilise the markets, but it will also undermine the integrity of Parliament.
Fedusa dismayed by appointment of Molefe as ANC MP

Sunday 19 February 2017 16:22

The Federation of Unions of South Africa on Sunday expressed dismay that former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe is to be sworn in as an African National Congress MP.


Groot Marico residents say they need services.  
Groot Marico residents angry about plan to erect a Zuma statue

Saturday 18 February 2017 21:34

Groot Marico residents are angry about the North West government’s plans to erect a six-metre statue of President Jacob Zuma in the area.


Issa Hayatou visited President Jacob Zuma, at the presidential guesthouse in Pretoria earlier on Saturday.
Issa Hayatou to discuss development of football in SA

Saturday 18 February 2017 14:45

The President of the Confederation of African Football, Issa Hayatou, says he's always delighted to visit South Africa, one of the biggest role players in developing soccer in Africa.


Zuma urges SIU debtors to pay up

Saturday 18 February 2017 13:33

President Jacob Zuma has urged government departments and entities that owe the SIU, to pay their debts without delay.


North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo says that statue is going to be constructed and is a decision of the executive of the province.
N West to go ahead with R6 million Zuma Statue

Saturday 18 February 2017 11:04

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo says his government will not be apologetic for its decision of erecting the statue of President Jacob Zuma at Groot Marico.


President Zuma speaks out against poor treatment of foreign nationals

Friday 17 February 2017 19:30

President Jacob Zuma has spoken out against poor treatment of foreign nationals by both Home Affairs officials and by South Africans.


President Zuma returns expropriation bill to Parliament

Friday 17 February 2017 16:38

President Jacob Zuma has returned the Expropriation Bill to the National Assembly for further re-consideration.


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