Articles by Jacob Zuma
Female Boxer Dies In South Africa Following Knockout Blow
October 30 2014 12:57 AM
South African female boxer, Phindile Mwelase died after a knockout blow.
South Africa Mourns Loss Of Soccer Team Captain Who Died Defending Girlfriend From Intruders
October 29 2014 9:53 AM
South African goalkeeper and national team captain Senzo Meyiwa was fatally shot while trying to defend his girlfriend from three perpetrators.
France to Build 8 Nuclear Reactors in South Africa
October 17 2014 4:25 PM
France will build at least eight nuclear reactors in South Africa.
Russia, South Africa Sign US$50B (A$54.1B) Nuclear Deal
September 23 2014 4:08 PM
Russia will be supplying South Africa eight nuclear power plants by 2030.
Ridiculed Sign Language Interpreter Says He Was Hallucinating During Nelson Mandela Memorial [VIDEO]
December 13 2013 2:39 AM
The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial claimed that he saw angels streaking into the Johannesburg’s FNB stadium, which might explain why his interpretations were called “gibberish” by sign language experts.
Mandela Memorial 'Selfie': US Pres. Obama, British PM David Cameron, Danish PM Helle Schmidt Get Backlash
December 11 2013 3:30 PM
U.S. President Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt were photographed moving close together for a quick picture using a mobile phone while Mr Mandela’s memorial service was going on. The “selfie” showing the three world leaders prompted criticism especially in social media for not keeping in tone with the service.
RIP Nelson Mandela: Top Celebrity Tweets Paid 'Respects' To the Late Prominent Political Leader
December 07 2013 7:59 PM
Nelson Mandela, a great freedom fighter, has passed away at age 95. It was the South African government who confirmed the death of the global icon which sparked numerous Twitter reactions of celebrities and normal social media users as a tribute to the popular political leader.
Nelson Mandela Chronicles: Countless Tweets Call Him a 'Terrorist'
December 06 2013 8:13 PM
Nelson Mandela, the global icon was pronounced dead in a statement by South African president Jacob Zuma. One of the world's most revered leaders, Mandela had been suffering from lung infection since last year. The former South African president died at home at 8.50 p.m.
Nelson Mandela: What Made A Good Leader Great?
December 06 2013 6:07 PM
The 95-year-old anti-apartheid revolutionary politician who became South Africa's first black president died on Thursday night. Global leaders have come forward to pay tribute to the former South African president. We have compiled excerpts of the speeches of global leaders mourning the demise of great leader.
Nelson Mandela's and Australia’s Deep Ties
December 06 2013 3:45 PM
Australia had its share of ending apartheid in South Africa.
President Obama Speaks On Nelson Mandela: ‘We Will Not Likely See The Likes Of Nelson Mandela Again’
December 06 2013 3:36 PM
President Barack Obama mourned the death of the anti-apartheid icon. Obama made a an appearance at the White House to address the loss of Mandela and said the former South African president left a legacy of freedom and peace for the generation to come. President Barack Obama shares the merit of being his country's first black president with late former South African president Nelson Mandela.
Nelson Mandela Death Rocks Royal Film Premiere in London
December 06 2013 2:37 PM
Just in time for the premiere of his biographical film in London, the news of Nelson Mandela's death broke and rocked the Royal premiere. Prince William together with his wife Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton was informed of Mandela's death while the film was being screened at the Odeon Leicester Square.
Paris Hilton Confuses Nelson Mandela With Martin Luther King Jr. [See Photos]
December 06 2013 2:31 PM
Fake Tweet about how Paris Hilton thought Mandela was Luther King Jr.
20th Century's Greatest Leader: Prince William Expresses His Feelings After Passing of Nelson Mandela
December 06 2013 1:24 PM
Prince William expresses his feelings after learning of the passing of one of the 20th century's greatest leader, Nelson Mandela
George H.W. Bush Announces Mandela’s Death as President Jacob Zuma Confirms Mandela Sent Home
September 03 2013 2:22 PM
Ex-president George H.W Bush announces Mandela’s death but President Jacob Zuma comfirms Mandela is out of hospital
Mandela Turns 95, Parallels Public Life of Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr.
July 19 2013 11:22 AM
With former President and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela in the hospital, South Africa and the rest of the world prepare for one of the biggest celebrations in its history - his 95th birthday. Mandela, who is being treated for a chronic lung ailment at a Pretoria hospital is remembered for his contribution to the anti apartheid movement and for the 67 years of civil service.
Mandela’s Health Improves: “We've got to go back to fight for the ideals that he fought for," Says Neighbour
July 12 2013 7:02 PM
President Jacob Zuma of South Africa said that he was happy with former President Nelson Mandela's health. He was responding to treatment for lung infection. He added that the improvement comes after "a difficult last few days."
Controversy on Nelson Mandela’s Vegetative State Provoked by Leaked Court Document
July 05 2013 3:26 PM
Contradicting reports on Nelson Mandela’s real condition emerged as court documents leaked.
Australian Minister Sorry for Announcing Mandela’s Death, Dutch City Council Too; Journalist Insist Mandela Really Dead
June 28 2013 10:25 AM
Rumors on Nelson Mandela’s death became uncontrollable as family members appeal for privacy.
Nelson Mandela Cannot Breathe Unassisted
June 27 2013 12:35 PM
Reports confirmed that anti-apartheid hero, Nelson Mandela, is now in life support