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Zuma signs Fica amendment bill into law

PRETORIA – President Jacob Zuma has signed the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (Fica) bill into law, the presidency said on Saturday. The Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act further strengthens the “transparency and integrity of the South African financial system in its objectives to combat financial crimes, which include tax evasion, money laundering, and the financing […]

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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,” […]