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We have made the economy an apex priority - Zuma

2016-02-13 22:42

South Africa's economy is government's main priority due to the current global economic climate, President Jacob Zuma says.

No razzmatazz as Mantashe fails to show at pre-election walkabout

2016-02-12 21:13

The ruling party is determined to erode the DA's hold in the Western Cape, but ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe still failed to pitch at a pre-election walkabout.

You don't get to choose the president, Zuma tells opposition

2016-02-12 11:09

President Jacob Zuma has called on political parties who criticise him and the ANC to rather focus on their own policies as they don't get to choose the country's leader.

Quirky quotes of the week

2016-02-12 10:40

A selection of newsworthy quotes that made headlines during the past week.

We cannot be ridiculed by those boys - Zuma's son

2016-02-12 06:51

President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, has described the disruption of the State of the Nation as disgusting, barbaric and unnecessary.

WRAP: The tribe has spoken but Zuma survives

2016-02-11 21:52

The opening of Parliament became a battle of "outwit, outplay and outlast" between President Jacob Zuma, a speech he really wanted to say, and opposition parties determined not to let that happen.

Zuma's resignation, Guptas and Nene take centre stage

2016-02-11 20:36

President Jacob Zuma’s desired resignation, the Guptas and former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene’s dismissal took centre stage in Parliament

EFF tells 'Mr Zupta' to sit down

2016-02-11 19:49

President Jacob Zuma was called "Mr Zupta" by EFF secretary general Godrich Gardee when he was given time to raise a point of order during the State of the Nation address.

Lekota expecting 'a bit of drama' in Parliament

2016-02-11 18:57

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota says that he was expecting action in Parliament where President Jacob Zuma was to deliver his State of The Nation address.

Nothing will stop Zuma from delivering SONA: Mbalula

2016-02-11 18:36

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says he is not fazed by the protest action happening outside Parliament ahead of the State of the Nation address

 

Malema gets as good as he gave at chamber debate

2016-02-12 21:21

A member of the Cape Chamber of Commerce tried to emulate the EFF's behaviour in Parliament during a debate between Julius Malema and scenario planner Clem Sunter, shouting "point of order" as Malema started his address.

EFF's Gupta comments are actual threats, not just campaigning - judge

2016-02-12 17:00

The EFF's statements about the Gupta brothers and their employees were not merely part of its campaigning for the upcoming elections, but actual threats of violence, the High Court in Pretoria has found.

Zuma: I asked many times how much I should pay back for Nkandla

2016-02-12 11:02

President Jacob Zuma says he did not backtrack on paying back the money for Nkandla, but is rather waiting for parliamentary processes to decide on how to act.

News24's 10 most memorable moments of SONA 2016

2016-02-12 07:38

Here are 10 memorable moments from this year's State of the Nation address in Parliament.

SONA: ANC happy, opposition underwhelmed

2016-02-11 22:46

While ANC members were quick to praise President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address, opposition parties were underwhelmed.

Malema delivers 'real' State of the Nation address

2016-02-11 20:59

EFF president Julius Malema has delivered what he called the "real" State of the Nation address outside Parliament, after he and his party were ordered to leave the National Assembly.

'Zupta must fall' - and EFF walks out

2016-02-11 20:08

The opening of Parliament has collapsed into chaos, with a red sea of EFF MPs taking over proceedings and chanting "Zupta must fall".

Malema, not Zuma, opens Parliament

2016-02-11 19:12

Moments before a tense-looking President Jacob Zuma was due to start his address at the opening of Parliament, EFF leader Julius Malema stood up.

EFF's grand entrance into Parly

2016-02-11 18:53

While most Members of Parliament treated the State of the Nation Address as a formal affair, the EFF made a grand entrance into the House as they sang and clapped.

Madonsela steals the show

2016-02-11 18:34

While president Jacob Zuma’s legal team appeared to sing like a canary in court this week, on Thursday, Thuli Madonsela was resplendent in bright yellow as she made her way to State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament.

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