Malema threatens to disrupt Ramaphosa's SONA if he does not fire Gordhan

2020-01-13 15:56

If President Cyril Ramaphosa doesn't fire Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, he must be removed and his State of the Nation Address will be disrupted, EFF leader Julius Malema vowed.

Everything President Ramaphosa promised our children in his #SONA2019 speech

2019-07-02 09:11

Better educational outcomes and every 10-year-old will be able to read for meaning in the next decade: Here’s what President Cyril Ramaphosa said, specifically on education, in his 2019 State of the Nation Address.

Ramaphosa steers clear of Bosasa in reply to SONA debate

2019-06-26 17:21

Responding to the debate on his State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa didn't take up the challenge by opposition leaders to "come clean" on his relationship with Bosasa.

Is this fake interpreter Thamsanqa Jantjie spotted dancing at SONA? These tweeps seem to think so

2019-06-22 18:04

Could Thamsanqa Jantjie, the bogus sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial service, have turned to a life of entertaining?

#SONA2019: South Africa to drive smarter mobility

2019-06-21 13:44

As mentioned in his State of the Nation Address, President Ramaphosa emphasised the importance of working towards inclusive, sustainable development that is resilient in the face of climate change.

This will likely be the cheapest SONA in 5 years - R500,000 cheaper than the last one in February

2019-06-20 07:21

The June 2019 State of the Nation Address' marketing and advertising budget has seen a “drastic reduction”.

5 things to watch for in the SONA

2019-06-19 20:04

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday delivers his first state-of-the-nation speech since the ANC extended its quarter-century rule after last month’s election. Here are five key things to watch out for.

No imbongi for Ramaphosa, as Parliament tightens belt for SONA

2019-06-13 17:23

The first State of the Nation Address of the 6th Parliament will be a much more subdued affair with a number of cost-saving measures announced, including the fact that no imbongi (or praise singer) will usher President Cyril Ramaphosa into the chamber ahead of his address.


2019-02-13 14:57

Members of Parliament continue to debate President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of The Nation Address on Wednesday.

2 assault charges laid against EFF MP after SONA klap

2019-02-09 14:01

Two plain clothes police officers have opened cases of assault against members of the EFF following an altercation after the State of the Nation Address in Parliament.


#Ramatracker: The Ramaphosa report card - Hard work, but little to show for it

2019-10-15 07:00

Ramaphosa’s mid-term economic report: short-term progress is good. The long-term impact is uncertain, writes Ferial Haffajee.

'The future must be built now' - Ramaphosa, as he holds on to his dreams

2019-06-26 22:12

President Cyril Ramaphosa held on tight to his dreams when he responded to the debate on his State of the Nation Address, calling on all South Africans to work together to build the future now.

AS IT HAPPENED: EFF MP Chirwa calls Ramaphosa's SONA 'stale, empty and meaningless' in fiery maiden speech at #SONADebate

2019-06-25 13:00

Members of Parliament are debating President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address in a joint sitting of National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces.

Business on SONA: Nice objectives Mr President, but what are the implementation plans?

2019-06-21 21:28

While President Cyril Ramaphosa said in SONA now is the time for implementation, no real implementation plans followed in the rest of the speech, caution business bodies.

20 key points from the State of the Nation Address – including plans on 2 million new jobs, halving violent crime, and an urgent bailout for Eskom

2019-06-20 22:19

“We meet at a time when our country is confronted by severe challenges,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday night..

Business body on SONA: Wake up and smell the Eskom crisis, Mr President

2019-06-20 05:00

BUSA CEO Cas Coovadia has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to announce reforms at debt-laden power utility Eskom.

DA wants ad hoc committee to investigate Ramaphosa's Bosasa donation

2019-06-19 12:47

An ad hoc committee must investigate President Cyril Ramaphosa's ties to scandal-ridden multi-services company Bosasa, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

Time for a new wave of BEE

2019-02-25 18:16

We should not be surprised if BEE is once again attacked simply because it’s not done correctly, says Nomfundo Xenia Ngwenya.


2019-02-13 06:01

SONA has come and gone, but the storm around gospel singer Reverend Nkomfa Mkabile’s wife’s outfit hasn’t settled down.

New Eskom structure 'more positive than expected' – Old Mutual Investment Group

2019-02-09 12:45

Eskom's proposed new structure is "considerably more positive" than previously expected, according to Johann Els, Chief Economist at Old Mutual Investment Group.

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