State of the nationa address
CARTOON: Time to Get Tough
By Dr Jack & Curtis.
Let's build the South Africa we want and deserve to live in. That is the dream that President Ramaphosa spoke about in the Sona.
The DA said poor business and investor confidence were some of the biggest impediments to growth, along with a precarious power supply and the high cost of electricity.
Cyril Ramaphosa met with Eskom’s board in Cape Town to discuss actions to be taken to stabilise the energy utility in the wake of its financial and operational woes.
Warrant officer Johann Carstens was slapped by EFF Member of Parliament Marshal Dlamini during an altercation after the state of the nation address on Thursday evening.
Delivering his speech on Thursday, the president touched on the burning issues of job creation, state security and the need to provide adequate accommodation for students.
Parliament’s presiding officers say they have taken into account the country’s economic climate, scaling back on the trimmings and the side events.
The human rights watchdog says the days of making promises that don’t translate into better lives for people are over.
Jacob Zuma reluctantly resigned this week after being told to do so by the African National Congress national executive committee.
Guests scrambled for the exits after the forced eviction of EFF MPs while President Jacob Zuma was waiting to deliver his Sona.
#Sona2017 got off to a rocky start with multiple points of order by the EFF & an angry speech by leader Julius Malemaw who called the president "rotten to the core" as he vented his spleen in the House.
Watch the all the controversy from this year's State of the Nation Address.
Research associate Judith February talks about the president's highly anticipated State of the Nation Address & what she expects.
The party says President Zuma's State of the Nation Address should be shelved and the time should be used for debate instead.
Stephen Grootes says the political theatre of the night belonged to Julius Malema and his red brigade.