President of South Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 12th, 2013
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by Olusegun Adeniyi In the last one week since the death of the former South African President, Mr Nelson Mandela, many of us must have read, especially in the social media, renditions of “encounters with Mandela”, including by people who were merely members of some crowd that visited the late intern...
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Dec 5th, 2013
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Nelson Mandela, one of the greatest leaders of modern times, passed away Thursday at his home in Johannesburg after a prolonged lung infection. He was 95. South African President Jacob Zuma announced that Mandela, “the founding president of our democratic nation, has departed,” adding tha...
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Nelson Mandela was discharged from the hospital Sunday but will continue receiving care at home under the close supervision of doctors, and with his family nearby. The former South African president, who is 95, was taken by ambulance from a Pretoria hospital, where he spe...
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Jul 18th, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica The planet stands ready in honour of ailing South African statesman Nelson Mandela as he marks his 95th birthday hospitalised in a critical condition. South Africans and the planet are avid about celebrating Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday which has touched base as h...
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Jul 13th, 2013
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God Bless Mandela! (Paulos M. Natnael) We all have heard and seen the news about one of the greatest people of our time: Nelson Mandela.  He is critically ill.  At the age of 94, it is expected that he would have some health problems, in this case, lung infection.  But, his fans around the whole [&he...
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Jan 15th, 2013
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South African President Jacob Zuma has told the country’s struggling national football team to relax and ignore criticism ahead of its hosting of the African Cup of Nations. Zuma visited players and coach Gordon Igesund at training on Tuesday and said “we are satisfied that the team is we...
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Dec 18th, 2012
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South African President Jacob Zuma has been reelected as leader of ruling party, the African National Congress. This permits him to be the head of state of the country for a further seven years. Businessman Cyril Ramaphosa has been chosen as his deputy. Over 4000 ANC delegates packed a marquee in Blo...
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Nov 6th, 2012
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By: Eurasia Review The Presidency of South Africa has referred the matter of reported racism incidents in Boksburg (Gauteng) school and subsequent demand of investigation into prevalence of racism in South Africa schools to Ministry of Basic Education. In an email from Pretoria to Hindu statesman Raj...
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Aug 17th, 2012
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MAPUTO — South African President Jacob Zuma will cut short his visit to Mozambique for a regional summit Friday so he can visit the area where up to 36 striking miners were killed in a clash with police. “Zuma is to cut short his attendance of the… summit in Maputo, Mozambique in order to...
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Jul 19th, 2012
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Dar es Salaam. The South African high commission in association with the United Nations (UN) yesterday offered community service at Tandale Primary School to commemorate the Nelson Mandela International Day. The purpose was to create awareness among Tanzanians and the world on the role that Mandela p...