2016 in South Africa

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2016
in
South Africa

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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 in the 2016 Summer Olympics. South Africa also hosted the African football tournament, 2016 Africa Futsal Cup of Nations in April.

Incumbents

Events

February

April

May

June

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

August

September

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