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Zuma hails women’s empowerment at Indian Ocean Rim Association Business Summit

JOHANNESBURG – President Jacob Zuma has hailed the empowerment of women, which has been declared one of the key priorities of the Indian Ocean Rim Association, the Presidency said on Monday. Speaking at the first Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Business Summit, in Jakarta, Indonesia, Zuma said it was encouraging that “this summit will look […]

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Zuma calls for constitutional amendment on land to allow for expropriation without compensation

PARLIAMENT, March 3 (ANA) – Economic transformation could not happen unless land reform and laws — including the Constitution — are amended to allow expropriation without compensation, President Jacob Zuma said in his annual address to the House of Traditional Leaders on Friday. “The economy is not in our hands. We are not in control […]

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President Zuma urges for calm ahead of march against foreign nationals

JOHANNESBURG, February 24 (ANA) – President Jacob Zuma on Friday called for restraint ahead of the planned march against foreign nationals which is being organised by a group calling itself the Mamelodi Concerned Residents. “The situation has become more serious in light of current threats of violence and acts of intimidation and destruction of property […]