Union Buildings

Protesting Khoisan claim they have been told to move to allow grass to grow

2019-08-13 20:36

Almost nine months after Khoisan protesters set up a makeshift kraal outside the Union Buildings next to Nelson Mandela's statue, they say they are now being forced to move so that the grass can grow back.

Khoisan chief camping at the Union Buildings, says smaller parties are the way to go

2019-04-28 08:47

The Khoisan who have been camping outside of the Union Buildings for almost five months have called on all Khoi people to not vote for the ANC in the coming general elections.

Ramaphosa's communications fiasco

2018-10-01 08:24

President Cyril Ramaphosa is caught in the middle of a communications nightmare that makes his job in the ANC and the country very difficult, writes Ralph Mathekga.

WATCH: Ramaphosa announces economic stimulus package

The president will be unveiling an economic stimulus package that he hopes will lift South Africa's sluggish economic growth rate, create jobs, and give investors confidence.

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Nhlanhla Nene back as finance minister

2018-02-26 22:16

Nhlanhla Nene says that while it would take a great deal of work to stabilise the country’s finances, he is 'quite confident' that it can be done.

Watch the moment Jacob Zuma resigned as SA president

Jacob Zuma has resigned as president of South Africa. "I have...come to the decision to resign as the president of the Republic with immediate effect," Zuma told reporters at the Union Buildings on Wednesday night.

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Zuma should be worried - political analyst

It's been a dramatic week in SA politics, and an eventful day on Wednesday with the ANC announcing their support for the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma - tabled for Thursday in Parliament. Political analyst Lawson Naidoo weighs in. Watch.

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WATCH: The only job Zuma does better is look after cattle - Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema was his amusing and charismatic self outside the Union Buildings on Wednesday, as he addressed the crowd during the #NationalDayOfAction march. Watch.

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WATCH: Police nyalas accompany students to Union Buildings

Students have started their march on the Union Buildings in Pretoria to call for free tertiary education, after another day of student protests.

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DA is the party of racists - ANC anti-racism march

Fences were set up outside the Union Buildings to where the ANC supporters marched peacefully while singing and chanting. Watch.

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Ramaphosa sees 'great value' in private-public sector partnerships

2019-05-15 18:35

The dire financial state of the country's state-owned entities, such as Eskom, has been identified by ratings agencies and global lenders as one of the major threats to the local economy.

NUM march to Union Buildings for Optimum coal miners stuck in limbo

2019-01-16 17:28

The National Union of Mineworkers marched to the Union Buildings on Wednesday, asking government to ensure the mineworkers at Optimum receive salaries after they were left stranded by Tegeta’s fall into business rescue.

FULL TEXT: President Ramaphosa's economic recovery plan speech

2018-09-21 11:37

The president unveiled his economic stimulus and recovery plan at the Union Buildings on Friday morning.

WATCH: Convicted Fees Must Fall activist says he won't leave Union Buildings until presidential meeting

Bonginkosi Khanyile is prepared to sleep outside the Union Buildings until President Cyril Ramaphosa pardons all convicted Fees Must Fall students.

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WATCH: Ramaphosa announces new Cabinet, Mabuza for deputy

President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce changes to the Cabinet on Monday night at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the Presidency has said.

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LIVE FROM THE UNION BUILDINGS: Zuma resigns as president of South Africa

President Jacob Zuma will address the nation at 22:00 on Wednesday, as speculation mounts that he will announce his resignation following a lengthy meeting of the National Executive Committee on Monday, and an announcement on Wednesday that the ANC will support a motion of no confidence. Watch.

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SheEO SleepOut to challenge leadership at Union Buildings

2017-04-25 18:42

All participants at this year’s CEO SleepOut at the Union Buildings will be women, sending a strong message of the type of leadership SA needs, says former judge Yvonne Mokgoro.

EDITORIAL: 2017,here we come

2016-12-18 06:17

As we look forward to the unknown in the new year, we can only hope that we continue with what we did well this year.

Students determined to march peacefully - FMF group

Students are expected to march on the Union Buildings in Pretoria to call for free tertiary education, after another day of student protests.

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When your teen joins the protest march

2015-10-23 17:44

What do you do when your teen wants to join a protest march? Kate Sidley's matric daughter went to the #feesmustfall Union Buildings march. Here she remembers the day.

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