2009 in South Africa

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2009
in
South Africa

Decades:
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The following lists events that happened during 2009 in South Africa.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January
  • 8 – The 97th Anniversary of the ANC is celebrated.
February
  • 4 – Jacob Zuma appears in the Pietermaritzburg High Court.[2]
  • 4 – Jimmy Mohlala, Mbombela Local Council Municipality speaker who had been asked to resign by the ANC following a whistle-blower act which saw Municipal manager Jacob Dladla suspended, is shot dead in his Nelspruit home. His 19-year-old son is wounded in the attack.[3][4][5][6]
  • 11 – Trevor Manuel presents the 2009–2010 budget.[7]
  • 11 – For the first time in South Africa, court proceedings in a trial are conducted entirely in isiZulu in the municipality of Msinga. The proceedings are part of a pilot project to offer "access to justice for all".[8]
March
  • 3 – South African holidaymakers need visas to enter the United Kingdom.[9]
  • 3 – Convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik is released from prison on medical parole.[10]
  • 4 – The 14th Dalai Lama's visa application to enter South Africa is refused.
  • 12 – The Constitutional Court rules that registered voters living overseas can vote for the National Assembly in the 22 April elections.[11]
April
May
July
September
December

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Archontology.org: A Guide for Study of Historical Offices: South Africa: Heads of State: 1994-2017 (Accessed on 5 June 2017)
  2. ^ Zuma's first court date set
  3. ^ "SA official gunned down". BBC. 5 January 2009. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "2010 World Cup whistle-blower shot dead". Sowetan. 5 February 2009. Retrieved 5 March 2010. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "ANC in stadium cover-up". Mail & Guardian online. 22 February 2008. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 
  6. ^ "Dladla report-Jimmy Mohlala vindicated". ziwaphi.com. 22 October 2009. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 
  7. ^ Manuel to Avoid Spending Surge in His Last South African Budget
  8. ^ Rural court set to make history.
  9. ^ New SA passport too late for UK News 24
  10. ^ Shaik released on medical parole News 24
  11. ^ Expats will be allowed to vote News 24
  12. ^ "Zuma's five minutes to freedom". Archived from the original on 12 September 2009. Retrieved 21 July 2009. 
  13. ^ South Africa’s official election results The Times
  14. ^ Calls for global 'Mandela Day' News 24
  15. ^ MEDIA RELEASE: ACCIDENT – AIRLINK FLIGHT Update #2 at 16h30 Archived 19 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  16. ^ Mathe smiles after sentencing
  17. ^ SA jazz legend dies News 24 19 September 2009
  18. ^ Struggle veteran Nkondo dies
  19. ^ "Manto Tshabalala-Msimang has died", Times, 16 December 2000.
  20. ^ Railways Africa, 12 Dec 2008: The Class 39 Diesels
  21. ^ Final 39-200 Rolls Out Railways Africa, 6 April 2010
  22. ^ Railways Africa, 29 Aug 2008: First 19E Loco
  23. ^ TFR Class 19E Test Train / Information South African Railway News, 9 April 2009
  24. ^ Information gathered from the rebuild files of individual locomotives at Transnet Rail Engineering’s Koedoespoort shops