Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
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.
The president can get things done if he gives himself time to consult solution-driven South Africans in all sectors from churches to industrialists, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Indications are that the 2019 general elections delivered a damp squib, says Solly Moeng.
Contrary to all the pre-electoral promises and expectations, indications are that the 2019 general elections delivered a perfect damp squib, says Solly Moeng.
The EFF has continued its feud with Minister of State Enterprises Pravin Gordhan during the debate on the State of the Nation Address.
Members of Parliament debate President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address in the sixth Parliament. Watch Live.
If the Public Protector's suspicions of criminality turn out to be true, Ramaphosa should be recalled and charged. If she wrongly accused the president of money-laundering, she should be out of a job, writes Adriaan Basson.
This week on POLOTIKI we shift the focus to Parliament, where President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his third State of the Nation Address (SONA), his second this year and the first in the newly elected sixth administration.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has used his third State of the Nation Address to reaffirm the independence of the South African Reserve Bank.
With all the talk about dreams, it's no wonder 2019's second State of the Nation Address was a rather slumberous affair.
One of South Africa’s significant impediments is the ability to diagnose and plan solutions to problems but never to achieve them. Fin24 will be tracking the president's promises.
Expropriation without compensation "in defined circumstances" is but one of the ways to reform South Africa's plans to achieve agrarian reform and spatial justice, and individual rights to land will also be recognised, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
Before we build a new city, should we not perhaps first fix the potholes in our roads and get the traffic lights in Johannesburg to work, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
The Zuma faction is still in charge, DA MP Natasha Mazzone told President Cyril Ramaphosa in the debate on his State of the Nation Address during a joint sitting of the houses of Parliament.
Ramaphosa's February SONA outlined crucial plans of action over the course of the year and presumably after he had secured a mandate. This could be why he felt no need to add detail to last week's SONA, writes Shingai Mutizwa-Mangiza.
Khoisan activist Bradley van Sitters is not deterred by the comments regarding his praise-singing at the 2019 State of the Nation Address last week. WATCH NOW.
Vodacom and MTN, the country's two biggest mobile-phone providers, have long been demanding the opportunity to bid for new spectrum to extend high-speed internet to new customers and increase data revenue.
Parliament's failure during the Zuma years made a mockery of a constitutional model in which the legislature was supposed to hold the executive accountable. It meant the courts became the only mechanism to do this, writes Serjeant at the Bar.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has been labelled a dreamer who must be woken up by opposition leaders – many of whom were less than impressed with his State of the Nation Address.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has slammed President Cyril Ramaphosa's 'conflicting' messages around Eskom in his State of the Nation Address.
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