World | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
World | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Radical new South African lawmakers shook up the normally staid opening of parliament on Wednesday by turning up for the formal re-election of President Jacob Zuma in bright red overalls topped by red berets or hard hats.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 20, 2014
Bruised but victorious, Jacob Zuma will be sworn in for a second term as South African president this week.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday May 19, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today sent across good wishes to his South African counterpart Jacob G Zuma on his re-election as he expressed hope that bilateral relations between the two countries will grow from "strength to strength".
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday May 11, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma on Saturday dedicated his ANC's landslide victory in this week's elections to Nelson Mandela, 20 years to the day after the late liberation leader's inauguration.
World | Reuters | Friday May 9, 2014
The ruling African National Congress (ANC) swept toward victory in South Africa's fifth post-apartheid election on Thursday, handing President Jacob Zuma the clout to push through pro-business reforms in the face of union and leftist opposition.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 5, 2014
South Africa's president said Monday that criminals broke into his rural homestead more than a decade ago and raped his wife, as he sought to explain a $23 million taxpayer-funded security upgrade ahead of elections.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 5, 2014
South African Afro-pop group Freshlyground was denied entry into Zimbabwe, an official said Monday, apparently over a song portraying President Robert Mugabe as a "chicken" afraid to relinquish power.