Zuma advised me to retire, says Buthelezi

2013-02-21 22:31

Octogenarian IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has interrupted President Jacob Zuma in the National Assembly to reveal that the president had advised him it was time he retired.

Long way to go - Zuma

2013-02-21 20:39

South Africa still has some way to go to achieve the society it desires, says President Jacob Zuma.

Buthelezi interrupts Zuma speech

2013-02-21 16:42

In an unusual move, IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has jumped up and interrupted President Jacob Zuma during his response to the State of the Nation debate in the National Assembly.

Questions over land reform timing

2013-02-20 16:55

The government's announcement that land claims from before 1913 will be re-opened has created huge expectations, says Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder.

SA has lost confidence in Zuma, DA says

2013-02-19 18:18

The South African people have lost confidence in President Jacob Zuma and his State of the Nation address showed why, Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

State secrecy a growing culture - R2K

2013-02-15 22:00

President Jacob Zuma has failed to acknowledge a "growing culture of secrecy and securitisation of the state", the Right2Know Campaign says.

Cosatu welcomes Zuma's speech

2013-02-15 18:05

Cosatu has welcomed President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation speech, but said more needs to be done to fight corruption.

News24's slightly less serious interpretation of Zuma's State of the Nation address.

News24's slightly less serious interpretation of Zuma's State of the Nation address.

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'Back to basics' for Zuma - analyst

2013-02-15 13:00

The State of the Nation address by President Jacob Zuma was conservative but pushed all the right buttons, a political analyst says.

'Cupid' drops in on Parliament

2013-02-15 07:42

Cupid visited President Jacob Zuma's state-of-the-nation address in Parliament but he did not have wings and happened to be a Zulu.


Zuma calls for unity, patriotism

2013-02-21 20:40

President Jacob Zuma has sought to reassure South Africans of the country's future and at the same time urged national unity and patriotism.

Zuma: Women, children safety paramount

2013-02-21 19:02

The right to life and the right to safety and security of women and children are paramount, President Jacob Zuma has told Parliament.

Act on rape, MPs tell Zuma

2013-02-20 22:14

The second day of debate in the National Assembly on the State of the Nation address has featured urgent calls for President Jacob Zuma to act on rape and similar abuse.

Buthelezi: ANC and people divided

2013-02-19 21:00

There is a growing divide between the ANC and the people of South Africa, IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi says.

Property cheers urban development plan

2013-02-17 14:01

Several items highlighted in President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation speech this week hold significant benefits for the property market, says an expert.

SACP: Growth not everything

2013-02-15 18:05

Chasing economic growth to tackle poverty, inequality and unemployment will not solve the country's problems, the SA Communist Party says.

All talk and no detail on jobs - body

2013-02-15 16:34

President Jacob Zuma's state address lacked detail and a vision to tackle unemployment and job creation, says the National Employers' Association of SA.

Cabinet condemns violence against women

2013-02-15 14:32

Cabinet has expressed concern over the increase in brutality against women and children.


Opening of Parliament 2013

2013-02-15 11:20
Opening of Parliament 2013

See all the glitz and glam of the red carpet during the Opening of Parliament ahead of the 2013 State of the Nation Address.

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Zuma leaves opposition 'uninspired'

2013-02-15 07:08

Opposition parties have been left unimpressed with President Jacob Zuma's State-of-the-Nation speech.

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