ARTICLES RELATING TO SONA 2017

The day we failed our people

2017-03-05 06:10

By voting against the expropriation of land without compensation this week, the ANC went against its stated commitment to radical transformation, writes Ayanda Dlodlo.

Ramaphosa to face questions in Parliament

2017-03-01 05:18

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will be grilled on the national minimum wage, South African Airways and the deployment of extra security personnel in Parliament during SONA.

Cost to SONA not R11M - Parliament

2017-02-26 21:23

The true cost of SONA amounted to R4m, not the R11m the DA alleged, Parliament has said.

ANCWL slams 'incoherence' between Gordhan's Budget and Zuma's SONA

2017-02-23 18:22

The ANC Women's League has slammed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget Speech as being "incoherent" with President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address.

#Sona tops SA news coverage

2017-02-19 13:13

President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address dominated news media across the country this week, according to media monitoring company ROi Africa.

I am abused in Parliament - Zuma

2017-02-17 19:42

President Jacob Zuma will be writing to National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete on the "abuse" he has endured in Parliament.

Defence committee to quiz minister about SONA army deployment letter

2017-02-17 12:10

Parliament's joint standing committee on defence has said it will ask Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula for more information around the deployment of 441 soldiers for SONA.

Some MPs treat Parliament worse than beer hall - Zuma

2017-02-16 17:12

President Jacob Zuma has condemned the behaviour of "certain" members of Parliament in his reply to the State of the Nation Address.

Don't use Esidimeni deaths for political gains - Zuma

2017-02-16 15:16

President Jacob Zuma has warned opposition parties against using the deaths of more than 100 mentally ill patients in Gauteng for "political gains".

Cabinet condemns Parliament violence

2017-02-16 12:42

Disorderly behaviour in Parliament infringes on the rights of all South Africans, says Cabinet.

 

Zuma's SONA: Foggy stats or facts?

2017-03-01 10:18

President Jacob Zuma delivered his 10th State of the Nation Address and the team at Fin24 delved a little deeper to verify some of the statements he presented.

Moseneke issues stern warning on transformation

2017-02-27 17:46

No amount of pleading will create transformation and SA needs people with the guts and balls to build something, says former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke.

True cost of SONA now at R11m and counting - DA

2017-02-26 14:50

The cost of the 2017 State of the Nation Address now stands at R11m, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday after receiving replies to written questions to various departments.

What Zuma's land, property reform needs - black property body

2017-02-19 21:01

The SA Institute of Black Property Practitioners supports the president's call in his State of the Nation Address for land reform and transformation of the property sector.

Quotes of the week

2017-02-17 22:25

A selection of quotes from some stories News24 published this week.

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WATCH: The best (or worst) insults from SONA and the SONA debate!

There's never a dull moment at SONA these days, whether it's inside or outside of parliament. 2017 was no exception. Here are some of the best insults hurled by opposition parties inside the National Assembly! Watch.

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Stop calling farmers land thieves - Transvaal Agricultural Union

2017-02-16 20:03

Farmers are tired of being called land thieves and are willing to produce their title deeds to show they are not guilty, the president of the Transvaal Agricultural Union has said.

We don't hate white people, but land must be returned - Zuma

2017-02-16 17:12

Claiming that calls to return land to the people are linked to hatred of whites is not helpful, President Jacob Zuma has said.

SONA debate day 3: President Zuma responds

2017-02-16 14:17

President Jacob Zuma replies to the debate on the State of the Nation address.

Activist lays assault charge against police after SONA

2017-02-16 06:07

A Right2Know member has opened a case of assault after allegedly being slapped and manhandled by members of the police’s VIP protection unit after SONA.

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