South Africa: Heads of State: 1994-2016

From 10 May 1994 the Constitution prescribes the styles President = President and Acting President = Waarnemende President; in the prescribed form of the oath of office, as well as in the form of proclamations, the style is President of the Republic of South Africa = President van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika, and Acting President of the Republic of South Africa = Waarnemend President van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika. In each of the other official languages, the prescribed styles are recorded here.
President
10 May 1994 - 16 Jun 1999 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela [1]
16 Jun 1999 - 24 Sep 2008 Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki
Acting President = Waarnemende President
25 Sep 2008 - 25 Sep 2008 Ivy Florence Matsepe-Casaburri (née Matsepe)
President
25 Sep 2008 - 9 May 2009 Petrus Kgalema Motlanthe
9 May 2009 - Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma

[1] Original name: Rolihlahla Daliwonga Mandela.
Last updated on: 26 Jun 2009 04:09:55