South Africa: Zuma vows action over immigrant attacks as Army deployed

President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday pledged to tackle xenophobia in South Africa as troops were sent in to support police in a crackdown against attacks on immigrants that have left at least seven people dead.

South Africa reports seven deaths in anti-immigrant violence

South Africa's president has postponed a key ceremony after the deaths of seven people in recent attacks on immigrants in South Africa, his office said on Monday.

Jacob Zuma cancels Indonesia trip due to South Africa violence

South African President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday he has cancelled a state visit to Indonesia in order to deal with a wave of xenophobic violence against immigrants and other foreigners.

South African anti-immigrant attacks spread to downtown Johannesburg
South African anti-immigrant attacks spread to downtown Johannesburg

Twelve people were arrested overnight as anti-foreigner attacks in South Africa spread to parts of downtown Johannesburg, police said Friday.

Jacob Zuma appeals for end of attacks on immigrants in South Africa

South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday appealed for calm and the end of attacks on immigrants after a wave of violence that has left at least six people dead.

South Africa mining massacre report to be submitted

The official report into the police killing of 34 South African miners in 2012 is due to be submitted to President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, with rights groups demanding that its findings are published immediately.

South Africa`s Zuma survives no-confidence vote

South African President Jacob Zuma survived a vote of no confidence in parliament Tuesday after being reviled by opposition parties as a thief who was destroying Nelson Mandela`s legacy.

South African president's children stable after car accident

Three of the South African president's children and their cousin have been in a car accident, the president's spokesman said today.

I'm no racist, whites welcome, says South Africa's Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma today denied that he was a racist and assured white people that they should not fear being "chased" out of Nelson Mandela's "Rainbow Nation".

South Africa's Zuma pushes ahead with curbs on foreign land rights

Foreigners will be barred from owning land in South Africa and no individual will be able to own more than 12,000 hectares, the equivalent of two farms, under legislation currently in the works, President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday.

South Africa questions its democracy after parliament brawl

"State of Chaos", was how one South African newspaper described the images of police and politicians trading blows at the opening of parliament, a damning assessment of the country`s democracy twenty years after apartheid.

South Africa questions its democracy after parliament brawl

"State of Chaos", was how one South African newspaper described the images of police and politicians trading blows at the opening of parliament, a damning assessment of the country`s democracy twenty years after apartheid.

South African President Zuma`s parliamentary address descends into chaos

South African security forces were on Thursday called in to eject a group of radical lawmakers from parliament after they caused chaos during President Jacob Zuma`s annual state of the nation address.

South Africa`s Zuma faces showdown in parliament

South African President Jacob Zuma faces a showdown with radical lawmakers who are threatening to disrupt his nationally-televised state of the nation address in Parliament Thursday.

Mandela`s former aide sparks South Africa race row

Nelson Mandela`s former personal assistant, Zelda la Grange, has apologised after sparking an online race row with comments that white people were being made to feel unwelcome in South Africa.

South Africa's Zuma denies hinting at getting fifth wife

South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday denied media local reports that he has hinted he may be ready to take a fifth wife to accompany him through old age.

South Africa's Zuma hints at 5th wife

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has hinted he may be ready to take a fifth wife to accompany him through old age, media reports said today.

South African President Jacob Zuma in `perfect condition` after health scare

South Africa`s President Jacob Zuma on Sunday declared that he was in "perfect condition", in his first comments allaying concerns over his health following his hospitalisation in June.

South Africa`s Zuma calls China an anti-colonial force

South African President Jacob Zuma said on Friday that China`s growing influence in Africa would allow the continent to free itself from "colonial shackles" as he wound up a visit to Beijing.

Palestinian President said committed to two-state solution: Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday said visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has reiterated the commitment to a two-state solution for peace with Israel, Xinhua reported.