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SADC under SA leadership will prioritise intra-regional trade – Zuma

PRETORIA, August 19 – As President Jacob Zuma took over as chairman of the 15-state Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Saturday, he said Pretoria takes the baton with the hope of prioritising value addition to Africa’s resources and intra-regional trade. “In line with the global development agenda on sustainable development, the SADC has under […]

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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 […]

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Zuma sets up ministerial committee for Mandela centenary celebrations

PRETORIA, AUGUST 16 – President Jacob Zuma has appointed an Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) to plan and coordinate the centenary celebrations of former President Nelson Mandela who would have turned 100 on 18 July 2018. In a statement on Wednesday, the Presidency said the IMC would “coordinate the country’s commemoration programme to ensure that the legacy […]