People who are disappointed with the ANC don't see opposition parties as offering an alternative, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.
After President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his SONA last week under the shadow of an under-performing economy, Members of Parliament jostled over whether he was confronted by near-impossible odds or complicit in SA's economic quandary.
The City of Cape Town has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that some municipalities would be able to buy energy from independent power producers in future, but Executive Mayor Dan Plato wants to know exactly how this will be implemented.
If the preparations for the State of the Nation Address is anything to go by, the reduced costs of this year's event will not lead to a reduction in military pomp.
The events at SONA might well cast a pall over MPs' work in fleshing out the State of the Nation Address.
Mkhuleko Hlengwa has said it would be "reckless and irresponsible" to provide Eskom with financial assistance using government employees' pension funds, and that SAA should eventually be privatised.
The tourism industry urgently needs President Cyril Ramaphosa to set out practical steps for addressing its challenges in his State of the Nation Address, say analysts and representatives of industry bodies.
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Western CapeOdwyer PersonnelR14 000.00 Per Month
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