2018 in South Africa

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2018
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 2018 in South Africa.

Incumbents[edit]

National Government[edit]

Cabinet[edit]

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

National Assembly[edit]

Provincial Premiers[edit]

Predicted and scheduled events[edit]

Events that are scheduled to occur in 2018 in South Africa.

February[edit]

Events[edit]

The following lists events that happened during 2018 in South Africa.

January[edit]

February[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • 23 May – South African cricketer, AB de Villiers who is recognised as one of the greatest batsmen in modern day cricket suddenly announced his retirement from international cricket at the age of 34.[23][24]

July[edit]

August[edit]

  • 8 August – The National Freedom Party calls for bringing back the death penalty in South Africa after the death of Khensani Maseko, in a similar call to one made by the IFP weeks ago.[27]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

August[edit]

Public holidays in South Africa, 2018[edit]

References[edit]

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  6. ^ "1st Test, India tour of South Africa at Cape Town, Jan 5-8 2018 | Match Summary | ESPNCricinfo". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2018-01-10.
  7. ^ "Zuma announces state capture inquiry". www.enca.com. Retrieved 2018-01-10.
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  9. ^ "East London chosen to host ANC 2018 birthday address". SA Breaking News. Retrieved 2018-01-03.
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  17. ^ "ANC confirms it has recalled Jacob Zuma". Retrieved 2018-02-13.
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  29. ^ "Struggle stalwart Keorapetse Kgositsile dies at age of 79". Retrieved 2018-01-10.
  30. ^ "Motsweding FM DJ Lara Kruger has died". Retrieved 2018-01-10.
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  43. ^ "Veteran political economist Professor Sampie Terreblanche dies at 84". News24. Retrieved 2018-04-10.
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