2016 in South Africa

Events that have occurred or will occur in 2016 in South Africa. The incumbent President of South Africa is Jacob Zuma who was first elected in 2009 and was re-elected in 2014. Politically, South Africa has held municipal elections in 2016. The political party with the majority in most municipalities in South Africa is the African National Congress, however, the Democratic Alliance managed to gain the key metros of Johannesburg, Pretoria and Port Elizabeth. In international sport, a South African team of 68 athletes competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics. South Africa hosted the African football tournament, 2016 Africa Futsal Cup of Nations in April.

2016
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South Africa

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IncumbentsEdit

CabinetEdit

The Cabinet, together with the President and the Deputy President, forms part of the Executive.

National AssemblyEdit

Provincial PremiersEdit

EventsEdit

FebruaryEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

JuneEdit

  • June 20–23 - The Tswane riots in which five people die occur in Pretoria and across the metropolitan area.

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

DeathEdit

AugustEdit

DecemberEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Former sports minister Makhenkesi Stofile dies at 71
  2. ^ Shumba, Ano (2016-12-05). "Top South African musician S'fiso Ncwane is no more | Music In Africa". Music In Africa. Retrieved 2021-12-12.