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President Zuma to build partnerships for peaceful migration

President Jacob Zuma is to hold meetings with stakeholders to discuss South Africa's migration policy and how different sectors of society can work with the government to promote orderly migration and good relations between citizens and foreign nationals.

Chris Hani: a selfless leader

Twenty-two years after his assassination, Chris Hani has become the symbol of humility and selflessness. At the memorial held in his honour, President Jacob Zuma called on South Africans to be as selfless as the struggle hero and unite to solve our issues.

Radical transformation is necessary: Zuma

In a response to a two-day debate on his State of the Nation address, President Jacob Zuma said industrialisation, boosting agriculture and manufacturing, as well as adding value to the country's mineral wealth, would help open up economic participation to all who live in South Africa.

President welcomes special guests to South Africa’s Sona

A number of special guests attended the State of the Nation at the invitation of President Jacob Zuma. Among them were three schoolgirls who represented the country at the G20 summit in Australia. Other guests were sports stars and entrepreneurs.

‘We must exercise our democratic freedoms’ – Miller Matola

Brand South Africa’s end of year message to the nation calls on all of us to tap into our nation-building spirit to ensure our democratic freedoms do not erode.

South Africa reopens land claims process

South Africa has reopened its land claims process, allowing people who were removed from their land under apartheid rule, but who missed an earlier deadline for lodging claims for compensation, to do within the next five years.

Public viewing areas for President-elect Jacob Zuma’s inauguration

THE inauguration of South Africa's President-elect, Jacob Zuma, will take place at the Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Public viewing...

South Africa’s expanding global influence

In the space of just two decades, South Africa has gone from being a global pariah to an influential player in world affairs and a powerful advocate for global political and economic reform, the government's 20 Year Review finds.

SA backs African crisis response force

South Africa will continue to support a temporary standby force capable of responding quickly to crisis situations in Africa, State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele said as leaders continued to debate the initiative at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa on Thursday.

Gallery: Nelson Mandela memorial

Graça Machel, Barack Obama, Jacob Zuma, Desmond Tutu, Nicolas Sarkozy, Tony Blair, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela ... and thousands of grieving South Africans. View a gallery of images from the memorial service for Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium on 10 December 2013.