World News | Reuters | Thursday April 16, 2015
South African police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Thursday to disperse anti-immigrant protesters in Johannesburg, as the country's president called for a halt to a wave of violence directed at foreigners.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 31, 2015
The official report into the police killing of 34 South African miners in 2012 is due to be submitted to President Jacob Zuma today, with rights groups demanding that its findings are published immediately.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 22, 2015
The last of a group of Congolese nationals accused of plotting to assassinate Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila were acquitted in a South African court, a defence lawyer and media reported on Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 22, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday vowed to stop opposition lawmakers, who had hounded him out of parliament, to disrupt the national assembly.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 11, 2014
Al Qaeda has blamed US President Barack Obama for the deaths of a US journalist and a South African during a failed hostage rescue attempt, warning "the lives of all Americans are in danger".
World News | Associated Press | Thursday December 4, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang today at the start of a visit to Beijing focused on economic relations.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 27, 2014
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Monday led a shocked nation in voicing outrage at the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa after the talismanic goalkeeper was shot dead outside Johannesburg.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | Monday September 8, 2014
Daya Reddy, an Indian-origin South African mathematician has been elected as the new president of the International Council for Science (ICSU).
World News | 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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
South Africa's port city of Durban will host the 21st International AIDS Conference in 2016, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years, organisers said on Friday. Gathering scientists, policymakers and grassroots workers, the biennial conf...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 21, 2014
A group of Congolese men complained on Monday of abuse at the hands of South African prison officers while awaiting trial for an alleged plot to kill DRC President Joseph Kabila and overthrow his government.
World News | NDTV.com | Friday July 18, 2014
He spent 27 years in jail for opposing the racist government in his country. After his release, he went on to become South Africa's first black president in 1994.
Rohan Swamy | Friday July 18, 2014
The interactive doodle showcases the life and times and famous quotes of Mandela, the former president of South Africa and a champion for the cause of abolishment of apartheid.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
India News | 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 News | 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.