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President Zuma addresses national Freedom Day celebrations

President Jacob Zuma addressed the national Freedom Day celebrations in  uMhlabuyalingana KwaZulu-Natal President Zuma said in an address at a Freedom Day event today. The President reflected on South Africa’s key achievements since the country’s first democratic election in 1994.         The full speech of the President’s speech is provided below; Deputy President Cyril […]

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Presidency rejects reports of Nkandla upgrades at taxpayer expense

PRETORIA – The presidency on Sunday flatly rejected media reports of further renovations at taxpayers’ expense to his private homestead at Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal. “The presidency has noted with concern a report in the Sunday Times newspaper about alleged plans by the department of public works to renovate certain aspects of the president’s Nkandla residence,” […]

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President Zuma extends condolences to family of PAC stalwart Phillip Kgosana

CAPE TOWN – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday extended his “heartfelt condolences” to the family of Phillip Ata Kgosana, the Pan-Africanist Congress (PAC) stalwart who led a march of more than 30,000 anti-pass protesters to the apartheid Parliament in the 1960’s. Kgosana, 80, a former Tshwane metropolitan councillor, passed away at the Acacia Private Hospital, […]