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Zuma appoints new acting police commissioner

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Lieutenant-General Lesetja Mothiba as the Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service with immediate effect. The Presidency said in a statement on Thursday evening that Khomotso Phahlane’s tenure had come to an end. Police Minister Fikile Mbalula also announced that Phahlane has been asked to …

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Zuma calls racism on anti-zuma marchers

President Jacob Zuma used the 24th commemoration of Chris Hani’s death to call on South Africans to unite against racism. Zuma said last week’s marches, calling for his resignation as president, demonstrate that racism is real and exists in South Africa. “Many placards and posters displayed beliefs that we thought have been buried …

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Zuma returns from Zimbabwe

President Jacob Zuma has returned to Pretoria from Harare where he co-chaired the Inaugural Session of the South Africa-Zimbabwe Bi-National Commission (BNC). On Thursday Zuma co-chaired the BNC with his Zimbabwe counterpart, Robert Mugabe. “In their opening remarks, the Heads of State acknowledged commitments by the two Governments to further …

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Zuma congratulates South Africans on economy growth

President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday congratulated the South African government, business and labour after the announcement by Statistics SA (Stats SA) that the economy grew by a seasonally adjusted 3.3 percent in the second quarter. The growth was more than the 2.7 percent quarter which was predicted economists. Stats SA …

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Zuma seeks advice on Expropriation Bill

President Jacob Zuma is seeking advice on the Expropriation Bill. Zuma has requested the Speaker of the National Assembly and the chairperson of the National Council of Provinces to advise him on the process followed by Parliament in passing the Expropriation Bill. The bill was passed by Parliament and has …

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Zuma visits ECape as part of ANC election campaign

South African and African National Congress President, Jacob Zuma visited East London on Friday, as part of the ANC’s Municipal elections campaign. Zuma visited the location of Duncan Village, just outside of East London, were he conducted a door-to-door campaign to hear some of their grievances and then he addressed …

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