2 Parliament 'white shirt cops' cleared by IPID

2017-06-27 14:02

Two Parliament security officials who were accused of also being police officers when they intervened during the 2017 State of the Nation Address (Sona) have been cleared by IPID.

Zuma’s SONA was full of ‘alternative facts’ - professor

2017-02-14 08:04

Much of what President Jacob Zuma said to support the radical economic transformation he promised in his State of the Nation Address is alternative facts, explains Professor Patrick Bond.

Zuma era has raped our dignity

2017-02-12 06:06

The shameful show of force, slurs and physical blows accompanying the state of the nation address indicate just how low SA has sunk, writes Mondli Makhanya.

Nothing new on land restitution

2017-02-12 00:00

No new initiatives have been referred to during Zuma’s state of the nation address, despite promises to ‘fundamentally change the structure of the system’.

Radical transformation dominates SONA: Here are Zuma's 12 mentions

2017-02-10 12:00

President Jacob Zuma mentioned the word “transformation” 12 times in his State of the Nation Address as he moves to escalate the need for urgent radical economic transformation.

Zuma blames top four banks for controlling economy

2017-02-10 09:06

President Jacob Zuma says SA's economy is "deliberately" frustrated because only a few people control it, and that there should be more banks to "give opportunities to everyone".

SONA: Zuma commits SA to renewable energy

2017-02-09 21:12

Renewable energy forms an important part of the South Africa's energy mix, says President Jacob Zuma in his State of the Nation Address.

SMEs should be at centre of Zuma's Sona - expert

2017-02-08 11:43

In his upcoming State of the Nation Address President Jacob Zuma might talk about ways to boost small, and particularly black-owned, businesses, says an expert.


Zuma weighs in on decision to prosecute banks

2017-02-16 16:12

President Jacob Zuma says government is prepared to act against price fixing and collusion, and that the call for economic transformation should be revolutionary as well as radical.

Battered Zuma gambles on populist shift to ensure survival

2017-02-13 06:31

President Jacob Zuma is gambling that a raft of populist measures can bolster his grassroots support and ensure his political survival.

Hitting some balls and smashing others

2017-02-12 06:01

Barely 12 hours after President Jacob Zuma talked about radical economic transformation for black business people, he teed off in Melkbosstrand at one of the country’s most exclusive 18-hole golf courses, about 25 minutes up the coast from Cape Town.

Lynne Brown: We have a problem, Mr President

2017-02-10 13:59

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has told President Jacob Zuma that the municipalities at loggerheads with Eskom simply don’t have the money to pay for electricity.

Robust rand brushes off Zuma's SONA

2017-02-10 11:18

The rand was on firmer footing on Friday morning, after showing some jitters earlier on Thursday in anticipation of President Jacob Zuma’s 2017 State of the Nation address.

Zuma ignores state owned entities in SONA

2017-02-09 22:45

President Jacob Zuma has completely ignored the status of state owned entity reform in his State of the Nation Address.

SA’s woes in 4 charts as Zuma opens parliament

2017-02-09 06:52

President Jacob Zuma will need to confront more than opposition MPs disrupting his State of the Nation speech as he seeks to reassure SA the economy has turned a corner.

Rand jittery ahead of SONA

2017-02-08 11:37

The rand has pierced through the R13.41/$ resistance level and traded significantly weaker as SA prepares for President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address.

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