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President Zuma appoints members to the SABC board

President Zuma wishes all members of the Board all the best during their tenure at the public broadcaster

President Jacob Zuma has in terms of the South African Broadcasting Act (Act no. 4 of 1999), and on the recommendation of the National Assembly, appointed members to the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). The following persons have been appointed for a period of five years, with…

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President Zuma to unveil a life-size or Tambo statue

The ceremony forms part of the O.R. Tambo centenary celebrations that are being held across the country under the theme “Life and Legacy of OR Tambo”

President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday, 19 October 2017, unveil a life-size statue of Mr Oliver Reginald Tambo at the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. The ceremony forms part of the O.R. Tambo centenary celebrations that are being held across the country under the theme “Life and Legacy…

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President Zuma concludes his state visit to the Republic of Zambia

The most important highlight of the visit was the elevation of the structured bilateral mechanism between South Africa and Zambia from the Joint Commission for Cooperation to a complete Bi-National Commission

President Jacob Zuma has characterized the State Visit to the Republic of Zambia as a remarkable success as he had positive and fruitful official talks with his Zambian counterpart, His Excellency President Edgar Lungu in Lusaka.  The State Visit had provided a platform to both President Zuma and President Lungu…

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President Zuma to visit Imo state in Nigeria

During the visit, the President will visit the Rochas Foundation and Hall of Fame as well as address a number of stakeholders in the Imo State including business and traditional leaders

President Jacob Zuma will, on successful completion of his State Visit to Zambia, travel to Owerri City in the Imo State of Nigeria to strengthen socio-economic relations and further deepen existing cooperation in the field of education. During the visit, the President will visit the Rochas Foundation and Hall of…

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Address by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the launch of the OR Tambo Heritage Site House, Chelston, Lusaka

Address by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the launch of the OR Tambo Heritage Site House, Chelston, Lusaka: Your Excellency, President Edgar Lungu, Honourable Ministers,  Your Excellencies, Ambassadors and High Commissioners, Distinguished guests,   Greetings, Today the 13th October 2017 marks fourteen days before the Centenary Birthday Celebrations of…

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President Zuma arrives in Zambia for a state visit

The State Visit aimed at deepening and strengthening the already existing good political, economic and cultural relations underpinned by strong historical ties that date back from the years of the liberation struggle

President Jacob Zuma has this morning, 12 October 2017, arrived in Lusaka, in the Republic of Zambia for a State Visit that is scheduled take place today and tomorrow, 13 October 2017 at the invitation of the President of Zambia, His Excellency Mr Edgar Lungu. The State Visit aimed at…

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President Zuma to undertake working visit to The Democratic Republic of Congo

The President will hold discussions with President Joseph Kabila Kabange on the issues of peace and security in the Great Lakes region, particularly the situation in the DRC

President Jacob Zuma will visit Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 15 October 2017, in his capacity as chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The President will hold discussions with President Joseph Kabila Kabange on the issues of peace and security in the Great Lakes…

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Presidency deeply concerned about the statement by a group of SABC journalists

The Presidency will continue to engage and meet journalists from all media houses including the SABC, as we continue with our responsibility of providing information to the public

The Presidency is surprised and concerned by the utterances of the group of South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists called the “SABC 8”, who have objected to a recent stakeholder meeting that took place between the Acting Head of News at the SABC and the Presidency. The Spokesperson of the…