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Zuma to lead Heritage Day celebrations in Mpumalanga

PRETORIA, September 22 – President Jacob Zuma will lead Heritage Day celebrations on Sunday, September 24, at the main national event in Siyabuswa in Mpumalanga. This year’s Heritage Day celebrations will be held under the theme “The Year of OR Tambo: Celebrating Our Liberation Heritage”, and the day is set aside to celebrate South Africa’s cultural diversity and history. In a […]

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President Jacob Zuma’s speech during the general debate of the 72nd session of the United Nations general assembly

Your Excellency Miroslav Lajčák, President of the General Assembly; Your Excellency, Mr António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations; Your Majesties; Your Excellencies; Distinguished Delegations; Mr President, I wish to congratulate you on your election as the President of the 72nd Session of the General Assembly. I assure you of South Africa’s full support in […]

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SADC sending “contingent force” to troubled Lesotho

PRETORIA, September 15 – The deployment of a contingent force, which will include military and intelligence military forces, to the volatile Kingdom of Lesotho was approved by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of State and Government in Pretoria on Friday. “Summit approved the deployment of a contingent force comprising military, security, intelligence and civilian experts to support […]

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Judgement reserved in Zuma spy tapes appeal request

BLOEMFONTEIN, September 14 – The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Thursday, reserved judgement after President Jacob Zuma’s lawyers admitted that the quashing of hundreds of criminal charges against him were “irrational”. Shortly before the 2009 polls, after Zuma had won the contest for the leadership of the ruling African National Congress, then acting […]