Articles containing the tag ‘union buildings
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, September 7th, 2015

    Fight Fire With Fire: Zuma Tells Police Officers

    South African President Jacob Zuma has admitted South Africa’s violent reality. He urged police officers to fight back after it emerged that about 58 police officers have been killed in the line of duty year ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, May 24th, 2014

    Zuma’s Inauguration Speech Elicits Mixed Reactions from the Masses

    On Saturday, masses of people thronged the amphitheater in the Union Buildings to witness the inauguration of President Jacob Zuma, who is due to commence his second term as the President of the Republic of Sou... Read more »
    By PAW On Friday, December 13th, 2013

    Last Chance for South Africans to Pay Their Respects to Mandela at Union Buildings in Pretoria

      For the last time on Friday, members of the public will be able to view the body of the first democratically elected president of South Africa, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. He lies in state in the area tha... Read more »
    By PAW On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

    Sign Interpreter at Mandela Memorial Not Qualified

    The presidency has yet to respond to statements that the sign language interpreter at the Nelson Mandela Memorial may not have been adequately qualified. In fact, according to media reports, Sign Language Educa... Read more »
    By PAW On Saturday, December 7th, 2013

    Media Houses Unleash Shelved Documentaries as Nelson Mandela Dies

    South Africans and the rest of the world are still in shock after the passing of one of the most loved politicians, former President Nelson Mandela. He passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his famil... Read more »
    By PAW On Friday, September 13th, 2013

    Families of the Victims of Marikana March to Union Buildings

    On Thursday, the families of the victims of the Marikana Massacre marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria. They were accompanied by political organisations such as the UDM, COPE, DA, EFF and others. The marc... Read more »
    By Siyabonga Artwell Phahla On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

    Teachers’ Strike Disturbs Learning in Schools

    South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) and teachers from the Western Cape and Gauteng marched to the Union Buildings to voice their grievances today. They want Minister Angie Motsega to step down as th... Read more »