ARTICLES RELATING TO SONA 2018

Ramaphosa's fight against unemployment begins at home

2018-02-20 17:28

They say charity begins at home, and it appears that President Cyril Ramaphosa is intent on proving just that by fast tracking his promise to uplift South Africa by tackling unemployment.

'Please go to Marikana,' Shivambu 'sends' Ramaphosa, as it happened

2018-02-19 14:30

Parliamentary debate on the State of the Nation Address has come to the end, with President Cyril Ramaphosa expected to respond to the debate on Tuesday at 14:00.

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WATCH: Joint sitting debate of State of the Nation Address

Watch as opposition parties debate newly sworn-in president Cyril Ramaphosa's Friday State of the Nation Address in Parliament.

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Parliament to debate SONA

2018-02-19 05:01

Parliament is set to debate the first ever State of the Nation address that was delivered by newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa.

New songs at SONA 2018

2018-02-17 06:53

SONA 2018 struck a different chord to those held in the past.

Cut bloated Cabinet in half, Cosatu urges Ramaphosa ahead of SONA

2018-02-16 17:50

The union federation also said that state-owned enterprises should undergo comprehensive forensic audits.

Sona delay causes headaches

2018-02-11 05:49

Hundreds of guests are in limbo, costs could rise and provincial legislatures have to delay their speeches.

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LISTEN | Mashatile: 'We will recall Zuma'

ANC treasurer general Paul Mashatile says the party’s national executive committee had asked President Jacob Zuma to leave office, but that he refused to step down. LISTEN.

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AS IT HAPPENED: Zuma has left Tuynhuys after meeting with Ramaphosa

2018-02-07 15:00

President Jacob Zuma and ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa have left Tuynhuys in Cape Town after a protracted meeting over Zuma's future as head of state.

‘Zuma will not go down without a fight’ – Political analysts weigh in on Zuma

2018-02-06 15:56

That President Jacob Zuma divides opinion is not contestable.

 

Ramaphosa should shift to green energy - Greenpeace

2018-02-20 10:08

Environmental organisation Greenpeace is demanding that newly-elected President Cyril Ramaphosa takes urgent action on energy policy in South Africa.

‘Wait for the action’

2018-02-19 10:21

Members of Parliament on Friday night welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address, but cautious opposition parties say actions speak louder than words.

#SONA2018: A speech that spoke to everyone

2018-02-19 08:50

Cyril Ramaphosa's maiden SONA was balanced - an indication of a president confronted with the difficult task of navigating through competing priorities in a nation that has been battered by the Zuma storm, writes Ralph Mathekga.

WATCH: 10 ways President Ramaphosa wants to revive the economy

2018-02-17 12:49

The president announced a number of new commissions, tasks teams and working groups to revive the economy and fight unemployment during his State of the Nation Address.

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WATCH LIVE: Ramaphosa delivers #SONA2018

Newly-elected president Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the 2018 State of the Nation Address on Friday evening.

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WATCH LIVE: #SONA2018 analysis

Newly-elected president Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the 2018 State of the Nation Address on Friday evening. Watch our live studio analysis from the Parliamentary precinct from 17h00.

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‘Transition’ talks will be concluded in ‘a day or two’ – Ramaphosa assures MPs - AS IT HAPPENED

2018-02-08 15:00

The country remains on tenterhooks following the postponement of SONA and the national focus has now shifted to the ANC to see what their next move is in ensuring a smooth transition of leadership.

South Africa's future hinges on Ramaphosa's strategic skills

2018-02-08 07:53

What's important now is that President Jacob Zuma isn’t allowed to detract from the momentum that newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has started to build, writes Jakkie Cilliers.

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Deal or no deal? What's going on with #Zexit? Here's what we know so far...

The State of the Nation Address was postponed for the first time in democratic South Africa on Tuesday. The ANC has been meeting behind closed doors.

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Studio analysis: SONA postponed...now what?

The presiding officers of Parliament have announced that the State of the Nation Address (SONA) has been postponed, as debate rages on around the future of President Jacob Zuma. Watch our live studio analysis.

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