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Jacob Zuma is the South African President. In June 09, speaking at the extra-ordinary meeting of the SA Development Community (SADC) heads of state and government at the Sandton Convention Centre, Zuma called for an end to Madagascar impasse.

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Cannabis Science Appoints Allen A. Herman, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., Former National Institute of Health (NIH) Scientist as Its Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCQB: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development, today announced that accomplished scholar, epidemiologist, and public health physician Allen A. Herman, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D. has been named as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of CBIS. Dr. Herman already serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of CBIS.

South Africa Considers CCS as a Technology for GHG Mitigation
In May 2012, the South African Government has officially endorsed a "Carbon Capture and Storage Roadmap" as part of the country's climate change mitigation strategy. Carbon Capture & Storage (in short CCS), is a promising technology for lowering the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of South Africa's coal intensive energy infrastructure

Chinese President Hu Jintao pledges $20 billion in new credit to Africa
Chinese President Hu Jintao pledges $20 billion in new loans in the next three years to Africa. Says China is a good friend of Africa.

South Africa, India to strive for $15 billion trade target before 2014 deadline
South African President Jacob Zuma has said that India and South Africa will strive to meet their annual trade target of 15 billion dollars before the self-imposed deadline of 2014.

India, South Africa agree to expand bilateral cooperation
India and South Africa have agreed to step up bilateral cooperation in areas such as trade, infrastructure, tourism and energy.

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma becomes the first woman head of African Union
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is South Africa's home affairs minister and is one of the largest serving ministers in the country.

'Polygamist' SA Prez Jacob Zuma may be stripped of 1.2m pounds 'spousal allowance' for 4 wives
South African President Jacob Zuma may lose the 1.2 million pounds which he receives as 'spousal support allowance' from the taxpayer to fund his four wives, it has emerged.

South African Police condemns appointment of first woman chief over inexperience
The South African Police Union has condemned the appointment of new woman police commissioner Mangwashi Victoria Phiyega citing lack of police experience.

Africa Day observed in South Africa
South Africans marked Africa Day on Friday, with events of the first global African Diaspora Summit (ADS), cultural activities and a parliament debate with the theme of "Celebrating African Cultural Renaissance through Dialogue".

Jacob Zuma's pe**s painting vandalised by protesters
Two men have been arrested for vandalising a portrait of South African president Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed.

SA President Jacob Zuma's genital painting called 'sadistic'
The South African Communist Party (SACP) has slammed a painting of their President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed, calling it "sadistic".

Jacob Zuma's pe**s portrait angers South Africa's ruling party ANC
South Africa's ruling party African National Congress (ANC) has threatened to take legal action against a Johannesburg gallery for displaying art which lampoons President Jacob Zuma and accused the party of corruption.

South African president supports country's bid to lead AU
President Jacob Zuma on Thursday threw his weight behind South Africa's bid to lead the African Union (AU) Commission.

Expelled ANC youth leader Malema accuses party of 'using him like a condom'
Expelled African National Congress Youth League president Julius Malema has claimed the ANC used him for its own purposes before throwing him away.

President Patil arrives in South Africa for week-long visit
President Pratibha Patil arrived in South Africa on Tuesday on the second leg of her nine-day tour, which is expected to give further impetus to India's close and friendly ties with the rainbow nation.

'Polygamous' Jacob Zuma marries sixth wife Bongi Ngema
South African President Jacob Zuma has married for the sixth time on Friday, taking his long-time girlfriend Bongi Ngema as his newest bride and fourth current wife.

Brics Cable Unveiled for Direct and Cohesive Communcations Services between Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
BRICS business leaders acknowledge the strategic value of a new cable to directly link the BRICS economies. At the recent BRICS Forum held in New Delhi, India, the project was included in the joint declaration as a project of strategic importance for BRICS. 34 000 km cable to link Russia, China, India, South Africa, Brazil – the BRICS economies – to the United States

Jacob Zuma's sixth marriage 'not to be paid for by taxpayers' money'
South African President Jacob Zuma has revealed that his wedding to his fourth wife, Bongi Ngema, which will be held next weekend, will be a private family ceremony in Nkandla.

SA Prez Jacob Zuma to marry for sixth time
South African President Jacob Zuma is to marry his long-time fiancee, Bongi Ngema, next weekend.

Foreign visits itinerary not made by President's office: President Patil
Dismissing the criticism surrounding the large number of visits to foreign countries, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, on board a special aircraft to Seychelles said the itinerary for her foreign visits was not made by the President's office but by the central government.

President Patil leaves on nine-day state visit to Seychelles, South Africa
The President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, today left on a nine-day state visit to Seychelles and South Africa.

President Patil to visit Seychelles and South Africa
In a bid to push for stronger bilateral relations, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will be paying state visit to Seychelles and South Africa starting from April 30.

China denies pursuing 'neo-colonialism" policy' of grabbing land in Africa
China has denied that it has been buying land in Africa, and called on countries to undertake "concrete" measures to enable the development of the agricultural sector on the continent.

Man fined 1,000 dollars for spilling whiskey near South African President Zuma
A South African man has been found guilty of assault and fined 1,000 dollars for spilling a glass of whiskey near the country's president, Jacob Zuma, at a race course in Durban in July last year.

BRICS leaders meet to forge common stance before G-20
Leaders of developing countries are meeting in Cannes to coordinate their strategies and forge a common stance before the G-20 Summit kicks off later today.

Manmohan Singh says IBSA can promote international peace and security
Stating that IBSA can play a role in promoting the cause of international peace and security, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the three countries have acted in concert on the global stage, dealing with complex regional and international political and security issues, including recently in West Asia.

Dalai Lama to celebrate Tutu's 80th birthday through Google+ following visa denial
Dalai Lama has decided to use Google's social network to host a Hangout session to celebrate Archbishop Tutu's 80th birthday after being denied a visa for South Africa.

SA law firm in 'secret exit pact' to defend Gaddafi against charges of crimes against humanity?
The regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has entered into a "mandate agreement" with a South African law firm to defend the Libyan dictator as part of an "exit strategy" if he is tried by the International Criminal Court.

Gaddafi ready for 'settlement of conflict' but silent on leaving Libya
South African President Jacob Zuma has said that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is "ready" to implement an African Union plan to end the Libyan conflict, but remained silent on his plans to leave Libya, something that the rebels have insisted on prior to any settlement.

Gaddafi may eventually step down as Libya's leader: Deputy Foreign Minister
Muammar al-Gaddafi might eventually step down as Libya's leader, the country's Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim has said.

India to coordinate position on Libya, G20 at IBSA summit
As the leaders of three fast growing nations India, Brazil and South Africa prepares to hold talks at fifth IBSA summit in Pretoria on Tuesday, there is immense pressure on these countries which are non -permanent members of the Security Council to leverage their rising global influence to stop state atrocities in Libya.

Manmohan Singh to leave for Pretoria tomorrow to attend IBSA Summit
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will embark on a visit to Pretoria on Monday to participate in the fifth trilateral India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Summit.

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