Jacob Zuma ridicules South Africa opposition for disrupting address

South Africa`s President Jacob Zuma on Friday mocked the opposition, dismissing it as "useless" and ignorant after rowdy radical lawmakers disrupted his parliamentary address and walked out.

South Africa`s Zuma sacks finance minister

South Africa`s Zuma sacks finance minister

South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday dumped finance minister Nhlanhla Nene, seen as a stumbling block to some of his pet projects, as the country faces growing economic turmoil.

China, Africa call for homegrown solutions to solving African crises

China, Africa call for homegrown solutions to solving African crises

Fifty African countries and China have wrapped up a landmark summit vowing to push for homegrown solutions to solve Africa's peace and security woes.

South Africa studying court ruling on Bashir: Foreign Minister

South Africa`s government is studying a court`s rejection of its bid to appeal a ruling that authorities erred in letting Sudan`s wanted leader leave the country despite a court order barring him from doing so, South Africa`s foreign minister said. 

S African influence in BRICS Bank not lesser: Analyst

South Africa's influence in the newly-formed New Development Bank (NDB) will not be marginalised by the fact that it has made the smallest contribution to the initial capital among the BRICS countries, an analyst said Thursday.

South Africa`s Zuma out of hospital after gallstone operation

South African President Jacob Zuma was discharged from hospital on Sunday after undergoing an operation to remove gallstones, his office said, adding he would continue to work during his recuperation.

South African President Jacob Zuma discharged from hospital after surgery

South African President Jacob Zuma was discharged from hospital on Sunday after undergoing a scheduled procedure the previous day to remove gallstones, the presidency said.

PM Modi discusses India's membership in NSG with South African Prez

Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Navtej Sarna on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed South Africa`s position on supporting India`s membership for the nuclear suppliers` group, at the seventh BRICS summit.

Kazakh visit has been short, memorable and rewarding: PM Modi

Kazakh visit has been short, memorable and rewarding: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday described his visit to Kazakhstan as short, memorable and rewarding, adding that the two countries have shared perspectives on many issues.

Lonmin calls report on ''Marikana massacre'' a ''vital'' step in healing

South African platinum producer Lonmin on Thursday called the findings of an investigation into a 2012 police killing of 34 miners near its mine a "vital step in the healing process."

South African probe blames Lonmin, police, unions for ''Marikana massacre'': Zuma

An inquiry into South Africa`s worst police killing since the end of apartheid blamed a mining company, police and unions for the "horrendous tragedy", President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.

South Africa`s Zuma to release Marikana mine massacre report

President Jacob Zuma was on Thursday due to release the official report into the police killing of 34 South African striking workers at the Marikana mine in 2012, his office said.

South Africa`s Zuma justifies Marikana police shooting

South Africa`s Zuma justifies Marikana police shooting

South Africa`s President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday defended police who shot dead 34 striking workers at Marikana in 2012, suggesting their action was aimed at protecting lives.

New Nigerian president vows to crush "godless" Boko Haram

New Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari vowed on Friday to eradicate the "mindless, godless" militant group Boko Haram and rescue hundreds of women and children held captive, including 200 girls taken from the town of Chibok a year ago.

Regional leaders urge indefinite postponement of Burundi vote

Regional leaders have called for the indefinite postponement of elections in Burundi in the wake of a failed coup attempt, South African President Jacob Zuma said Tuesday.

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.