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 | 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.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | 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 | 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 | 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.