South African President Jacob Zuma said the government must push for increased black ownership. ||| Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma said the government must push for increased black ownership of the continent’s biggest economy, signaling his policy focus as he prepares for a second term in office. Show More Summary
China does business with South Africa on an equal footing, unlike Western former colonial powers who still act like its master, President Jacob Zuma has said. ||| Johannesburg - China does business with South Africa on an equal footing, unlike Western former colonial powers who still act like its master, President Jacob Zuma has said. Show More Summary
As bad as President Barack Obama--he of the imperial pen--has become, perhaps we should be thankful that he is not yet this bad: South Africa's president, Jacob Zuma, has deployed state intelligence services to ensure that he is not booed at rallies, following the chorus of boos that greeted him during Nelson Mandela's memorial. Show More Summary
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, in a early campaign speech for this year’s national elections, promised villagers in the country’s rural north that if they gave his party a landslide victory, he would return to their province and kill cows. Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a move that could have major political ramifications for South Africa's ruling African National Congress party, the country's biggest trade union called Friday for President Jacob Zuma to resign and said it will not support the ANC in next year's elections.
A 30-foot bronze statue of Nelson Mandela is unveiled by South African President Jacob Zuma, second left, watched by Mandela's oldest grandson Mandla Mandela, fifth left, outside Union Buildings in Pretoria on Monday.
At Nelson Mandela's funeral early Sunday, South African President Jacob Zuma pledged to continue in Mandela's footsteps. "We have to take the legacy forward," he said.
"Go well 'Tata', you have played your part," South African President and ANC leader Jacob Zuma said in a eulogy.
One of the most striking features of Nelson Mandela's memorial service last week is that the current South African President, Jacob Zuma, was roundly booed - even the mere mention of misname drew the opprobrium of the assembled crowd. Show More Summary
The crowd at Nelson Mandela's tribute booed South Africa's current president, Jacob Zuma, as he took the stage to have his say this morning. For those around the world paying close attention to the proceedings, it was a fleeting glimpse...Show More Summary
South African President Jacob Zuma has announced that Nelson Mandela has died. He was 95 years old. Zuma stated, “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father.” He will have a state funeral and will be mourned worldwide. “Death is something inevitable.When a man has done what he considers to Keep Reading ?
WORLD LEADERS AT MANDELA MEMORIAL World leaders - and 80,000 ordinary South Africans - are gathered in a Johannesburg stadium for the memorial service of Nelson Mandela. Speakers will include SA president Jacob Zuma, Barack Obama and Cuba’s Raoul Castro. Show More Summary
SHORTLY before midnight on December 5th President Jacob Zuma appeared on state television to deliver the news that South Africans had known they would soon hear. Nelson Mandela, the celebrated anti-apartheid leader and South Africa’s first black president, had died peacefully at his home in Johannesburg, aged 95. Show More Summary
South African President Jacob Zuma: "We've lost our greatest son." President Barack Obama: "Like so many around the globe, I cannot fully imagine my own life without the example that Nelson Mandela set. And so long as I live, I will do what I can to learn from him." Secretary of State John Kerry: “Nelson Mandela was a stranger to hate. Show More Summary
(CNN) Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday. Mandela was 95. “He is now resting. He …
Former South African president, anti-apartheid activist and humanitarian Nelson Mandela died on Thursday at the age of 95.“Our nation has lost its greatest son,” current South African leader Jacob Zuma said in a televised speech announcing the death of the man his followers referred to as Madiba. Show More Summary
South African President Jacob Zuma announced today that Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95. A life well lived, and an inspiration that will never die. I had the privilege of meeting Mr. Mandela, when the Al Jarreau Band played in South Africa in 1993. Show More Summary
South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died, says the nation's president, Jacob Zuma.The BBC reports Mandela had been receiving intense medical care for a lung infection after three months in the hospital. He was 95.