World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 14, 2014
South Africa's parliament descended into chaos -- and comedy -- on Thursday ahead of a debate over the building of a palatial home for President Jacob Zuma with taxpayers money.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 10, 2014
South African police are investigating President Jacob Zuma over a $23 million taxpayer-funded refurbishment project at his rural homestead, according to parliamentary papers.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 26, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma has cancelled at the last minute a visit to London set for Monday, with one newspaper claiming he was throwing a "tantrum" because Prime Minister David Cameron was snubbing him.
World | Reuters | Wednesday September 17, 2014
Around 300 South Africans were visiting a Pentetcostal church in Nigeria last week where a wing collapsed killing more than 60 people and an unknown number were still unaccounted for, the government said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 15, 2014
Fourteen Nobel Peace Laureates have asked President Jacob Zuma to guarantee the Dalai Lama a visa to South Africa, after the Tibetan spiritual leader was forced to abandon a trip to the country.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday September 4, 2014
A South African court Thursday handed an opposition party the controversial "spy" recordings which were used to dismiss criminal charges against President Jacob Zuma in 2009, allowing him to stand for election.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
India will host the next summit of IBSA (India, Brazil, South Africa) in New Delhi next year, giving importance to the grouping notwithstanding the BRICS forum of which these countries are also members.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius's visit to a nightclub while on a charge of murdering his girlfriend was "unwise", his family admitted after the sprinter was involved in a drunken brawl.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will not attend the BRICS summit in Brazil next week as his presence will be required in Parliament for passage of the Budget.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 7, 2014
China's President Xi Jinping will visit South American nations including Brazil next week, where he will meet India's new prime minister for the first time before heading to Communist ally Cuba.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday June 19, 2014
Radical South African lawmaker Julius Malema delivered a blistering attack on President Jacob Zuma in his maiden address to parliament on Wednesday, accusing him of being "extremely scared of white people".
World | Reuters | Monday June 9, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma was discharged from hospital on Sunday evening after being admitted the previous day for a routine health check, the President's office said in a statement.
World | Reuters | Saturday June 7, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma was admitted to hospital for tests on Saturday, after previously being advised to take some rest, the presidency said in a statement.
World | Associated Press | Saturday June 7, 2014
South Africa's president is taking a rest for a few days to recover from the demands of an election season and shaping his new administration, his office said on Friday.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 27, 2014
South Africa's new cabinet was sworn in Monday amid criticism for being bloated.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 26, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma today tapped junior minister Nhlanhla Nene to become the country's first black finance minister as he unveiled his new cabinet a day after taking office.
World | Reuters | Sunday May 25, 2014
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday economic growth in the continent's most advanced economy would be the focus of his second term, as he was inaugurated in the nation's capital, Pretoria.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 25, 2014
Mr Sharma was a special invitee of Jacob Zuma at his swearing-in ceremony as the President of South Africa for the second consecutive term.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 24, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma vowed to spearhead a "radical social economic transformation" as he was sworn in for a second term before dignitaries and a cheering crowd of thousands on Saturday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 21, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma was elected for a second five-year term by parliament on Wednesday, as radical lawmakers shook up the normally staid proceedings.