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South Africa’s Zuma to visit Zambia to cement ties

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South African President Jacob Zuma is this week expected in Zambia for a two-day state visit aimed at cementing bilateral ties between the two...
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South African Zuma says to draw lessons from social grant saga

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South African President Jacob Zuma said Thursday that lessons would be gleaned from "the current unfortunate episode" in relation to the growing anxiety over...
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Zuma calls for coordinated international response to terrorism

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He made the appeal following the shooting in Orlando, the United States, in which 50 people were killed and 53 others wounded. ...
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South Africa’s Important Land Repayment History Marked

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At the ceremony taking part in the Kruger National Park (KNP) in northeastern South Africa, Zuma handed over 84 million rand (about 5.3 million...
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Court Suggests Zuma Faces 2009 Graft Charges

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The charges, relating to a multi-billion dollar arms deal, were dropped by the chief state prosecutor in a move that cleared the way for...
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Zuma says S. Africa’s economy must run devoid of racial lines

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He was speaking at a rally in Giyani, Limpopo Province, marking the Freedom Day, which falls on April 27 in memory of the first...
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South African Rand Appreciated Against U.S. Dollar

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The rand took a nose dive in December 2015 when South African President Jacob Zuma fired Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, forcing the rand to...

South African president to visit Namibia

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South African President Jacob Zuma is expected to be in Namibia next week on a working visit. In a statement Thursday, President...
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South Africa to Strengthen Economic Ties With Saudi Arabia

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Zuma's visit to Saudi Arabia, scheduled for Sunday, will serve as an important structural catalyst to strengthen bilateral political and economic relations, in particular,...

South African leader due in Nigeria on state visit

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Upon his arrival in Abuja, the South African leader, who is leading a large entourage of investors to Nigeria, will hold discussion with President...
A local resident is seen with his cattle in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

South Africa to establish Agri-Parks amid worsening drought – Zuma

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One of the strategic objectives of the parks is to"bring under-utilized land (especially in communal areas) into full production within three years and expand...
South African President Jacob Zuma hosts the Presidential Investor Luncheon and World Economic Forum review in Cape Town, South Africa, on Feb. 9, 2016. South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday the government and business alike should work to ensure that investment should not be allowed to slow down in difficult times. (Xinhua/DOC/Elmond Jiyane)

Zuma reported stranded in Burundi over aircraft faults

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"President Zuma was unable to leave Burundi when his aircraft Inkwazi developed technical problems," the Presidency said. Zuma was due to leave Burundi on Friday...
South African President Jacob Zuma addresses a media briefing after meeting with leaders of organizations representing foreigners in Pretoria, South Africa, on April 24, 2015. South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday met with leaders of organizations representing foreigners, assuring them of maximum protection. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

Sudan: Zuma wants South African troops pulled out

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The termination will take effect from April 1, the president said. Zuma thanked all members of the SANDF for their participation in bringing peace in...
South African President Jacob Zuma hosts the Presidential Investor Luncheon and World Economic Forum review in Cape Town, South Africa, on Feb. 9, 2016. South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday the government and business alike should work to ensure that investment should not be allowed to slow down in difficult times. (Xinhua/DOC/Elmond Jiyane)

Zuma and top level officials to embark on a peace mission to Burundi

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The committee was appointed during the recently held African Union (AU) Summit in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, Zuma said. Zuma has been appointed as the...
South African President Jacob Zuma hosts the Presidential Investor Luncheon and World Economic Forum review in Cape Town, South Africa, on Feb. 9, 2016. South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday the government and business alike should work to ensure that investment should not be allowed to slow down in difficult times. (Xinhua/DOC/Elmond Jiyane)

Zuma promises to solve economic hardship

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If investment slows down, "we may lose our comparative advantage to others who are able to invest and develop faster and better ways...

Jacob Zuma sends message to the people of China on New year

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"The Monkey is known as an auspicious symbol, thus heralding a year that looks forward to agility, inventive solutions, innovative endeavours, and flourishing...
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Zuma welcomes South Africa’s re-election to AU’s PSC

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"We welcome the decision of the AU to re-elect South Africa to the PSC. We commit ourselves to continue working with the other members...
South African President Jacob Zuma (Front) responds to parliamentary questions in Cape Town, South Africa, on Nov. 19, 2015. South Africa engages with all the role players in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict with concerns over the future of Palestine, President Jacob Zuma said during his responding to a parliamentary question about the signing of an agreement between the leadership of Hamas and South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party in October. (Xinhua/Elmond Jiyane)

South Africa committed to strong fiscal discipline – Zuma

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Zuma was speaking as he was leading a delegation, dubbed Team South Africa, to attend the WEF scheduled for January 20-22. The South...
South African President Jacob Zuma (Front) responds to parliamentary questions in Cape Town, South Africa, on Nov. 19, 2015. South Africa engages with all the role players in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict with concerns over the future of Palestine, President Jacob Zuma said during his responding to a parliamentary question about the signing of an agreement between the leadership of Hamas and South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party in October. (Xinhua/Elmond Jiyane)

South Africa creates inter-ministerial committee to support investors

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The committee, chaired by Zuma with the assistance of Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies, aims to provide "clarity and certainty" to...
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African regional bloc to cease activities in Lesotho until August – Zuma

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This followed the Extra-Ordinary Summit of the SADC's Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation taking place in Gaborone, Botswana, according to Zuma. ...
South African President Jacob Zuma addresses a media briefing after meeting with leaders of organizations representing foreigners in Pretoria, South Africa, on April 24, 2015. South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday met with leaders of organizations representing foreigners, assuring them of maximum protection. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

South African president vows to pursue economic transformation

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"We have to work further in 2016 to achieve broader and more meaningful black economic empowerment and participation in the economy," Zuma said...
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South African president pledges water supply amid severe drought

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"While approximately 2.7 million households or 18 percent of the total national population are affected by the drought disaster, interventions are in place to...
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Zuma Advise South Africans on following the path of reconciliation

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"True reconciliation cannot be achieved simply by forgiving and forgetting," Zuma told a gathering on Dec. 16 in Port Elizebath, Eastern Cape to mark...
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South African president Zuma defends “ANC comes first” statement

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Zuma was responding to an outcry about his comments at an ANC provincial conference on November 8, when he said the ANC took...
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South African president happy about improvement of competitiveness

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"We are happy to learn that South Africa as a maturing democracy continues to make significant strides towards ensuring that we are a globally...
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South Africa to probe allegations of misconduct by police chief

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The board will look into Phiyega's capacity to execute official duties efficiently, the Presidency said. Phiyega was blamed for misconduct that...
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South African president stresses need to save jobs in steel sector

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South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday urged the government, business and labour to work tirelessly together to save jobs in the iron and...
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South Africa’s Zuma hands over chair of SADC Organ Troika

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South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday handed over chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ for Peace, Politics, Defence and Security...
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Collapsing mining firms will get support from Jacob Zuma

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South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday pledged to "build partnership with" major mining companies in the country, following a recession in the sector....