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Court to hear Zuma’s counter-application against DA case to establish a judicial commission into state capture

JOHANNESBURG, September 12 – President Jacob Zuma’s counter-application against the Democratic Alliance’s case to force him to establish a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture, is expected to be heard in the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday. Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela recommended that Zuma appoint a commission of inquiry headed by […]

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Zuma back home from BRICS summit in China

JOHANNESBURG, September 6 – President Jacob Zuma returned home on Wednesday from the China, where he attended the 9th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) Summit. The summit took place from 3-5 September under the theme: “BRICS: Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future”. Commenting on the summit the Presidency said Zuma “concluded a successful […]

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Zuma says he was not involved in granting Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

PARLIAMENT, August 31 – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, told the National Assembly he was not involved in the decision to extend diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace after she allegedly assaulted a South African woman this month. Answering a question from Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane, Zuma said it was wrong […]

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Zuma condemns threats against CLR right commission leaders

PRETORIA, August 17 – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday called for the respect of Chapter 9 institutions, following reports of threats, harassment, intimidation and insults levelled against the leadership of the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL). According to a statement from the Presidency, Chairperson […]