The leader of South Africa's biggest platinum mining union threatened on Friday to bring Africa's No. 1 economy "to a standstill" and demanded a meeting with President Jacob Zuma, ramping up the rhetoric in an 18-month labor crisis.The...Show More Summary
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African countries are trying to stamp out conflicts on the continent to boost development, President Jacob Zuma said. ||| Cape Town - African countries are trying to stamp out conflicts on the continent to boost development, President...Show More Summary
South Africa's membership of the Brics group of countries represents a turning point for Africa, President Jacob Zuma said. ||| Cape Town - South Africa's membership of the Brics group of countries represents a turning point for Africa...Show More Summary
South African president Jacob Zuma and his Nigerian counterpart Goodluck Jonathan met this week and downplayed the notion that the countries are in competition for a permanent Security Council seat: Jonathan told a joint sitting of Parliament hat...Show More Summary
More than 100 South African companies were doing business in Nigeria across several industries, President Jacob Zuma said. ||| Johannesburg - More than 100 South African companies were doing business in Nigeria across several industries,...Show More Summary
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma will discuss ways to boost trade. ||| Abuja - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma will discuss ways to boost trade between Africa's two biggest economies during talks in Cape Town next week. Show More Summary
New video shows President Jacob Zuma and other officials visiting a frail anti-apartheid hero at his home.
(JOHANNESBURG) — South African President Jacob Zuma said he found Nelson Mandela “in good shape and in good spirits” Monday, but a video of his encounter with the ailing anti-apartheid icon belies those cheery words, showing him with a vacant look on his face. Show More Summary
JACOB ZUMA turned 71 last week. South Africa’s president certainly gets around for a man of his age. On Monday he was in Algeria. On Tuesday he visited Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, for talks with President Goodluck Jonathan. Nigeria is poised to overtake South Africa as the continent's largest economy. Show More Summary
Nelson Mandela is out of the hospital after being treated for pneumonia. A statement from the office of President Jacob Zuma says the 94-year-old Mandela was discharged today after a "sustained and gradual improvement in his general condition" and will receive care at his home. The former South African president...
President Jacob Zuma announces full withdrawal from Central African Republic after criticism over death of 13 soldiers.
Nelson Mandela is doing better, according to South African President Jacob Zuma, reports BBC News. Mandela, 94, re-entered a hospital for the third time in four months earlier this week for a lung infection. It said Mr Mandela had developed...Show More Summary
(JOHANNESBURG) — South Africa’s presidency says Nelson Mandela is in good spirits and is making steady progress during hospital treatment for a recurring lung infection. The office of President Jacob Zuma also says in a statement that the 94-year-old former president enjoyed a full breakfast on Friday morning. Show More Summary
Nelson Mandela, 94, is back in the hospital with a lung infection. In a statement, the current South African President Jacob Zuma said “we appeal to the people of South Africa and the world to pray for our beloved Madiba [a nickname for Mandela] and his family and to keep them in their thoughts.” “We [...]
Weeks after returning home from the hospital, Nelson Mandela was admitted again last night for a lung infection. South African president Jacob Zuma is calling on the world to offer its support, NBC News reports: "We appeal to the people of South Africa and the world to pray for our...
The former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, has been taken back to hospital suffering from a lung infection.President Jacob Zuma confirmed that the 94-year-old was taken to hospital just before midnight on Wednesday and said:...Show More Summary
The Brics nations needed to be vigilant “to underlying weaknesses” in the world economy, President Jacob Zuma said. ||| Durban - The five Brics nations will begin talks to establish a development bank, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday. “We...Show More Summary
There will be more partnerships between governments and private sector companies to strengthen trade and collaboration among Brics member countries, President Jacob Zuma said. ||| Johannesburg - There will be more partnerships between...Show More Summary
South African President Jacob Zuma will meet his Russian and Chinese counterparts ahead of the BRICS summit in Durban. ||| Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma will meet his Chinese and Russian counterparts ahead of the BRICS summit on Tuesday. Show More Summary