ARTICLES RELATING TO STATE OF THE NATION 2014

Zille plan for Western Cape

2014-06-20 18:50

Premier Helen Zille says the Western Cape government will focus on opening opportunities for citizens and creating conditions for economic growth.

EFF risk parliamentary sanction - Modise

2014-06-20 12:35

The Economic Freedom Fighters risked parliamentary sanction after their unruly walkout from a joint sitting of the legislature, National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise has warned.

ANC condemns EFF's unparliamentary behaviour

2014-06-20 05:00

The Office of the ANC chief whip has condemned the "atrocious behaviour" in the National Assembly by Economic Freedom Fighters MPs.

Crime stat claim 'political claptrap' - DA

2014-06-19 22:42

The DA says claims that the rate of murders and other serious crimes have dropped in South Africa is "political claptrap”.

Zuma silent on sex workers' issues - Sweat

2014-06-19 18:19

President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address has failed to address sex worker issues, the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce says.

Zuma's speech concrete, decisive - ANC

2014-06-18 14:28

President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address provided decisive actions to speed up economic growth and implement radical socio-economic transformation, the ANC says.

Ramaphosa: Zuma deadly serious about new Cabinet

2014-06-18 10:44

President Jacob Zuma is "deadly serious" that his newly-appointed Cabinet performs, his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa says.

Vavi: Macro-economic policies must change

2014-06-18 09:06

SA's economic structure needs to refocus from mining and finance to industrialisation if 5% growth is to be achieved, says Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi.

Weary Zuma still chuckling

2014-06-18 08:40

President Jacob Zuma seemed weary and a bit thinner around the face but laughed a few times as he delivered his State of the Nation address in Parliament.

Zuma to lead mineworker plan

2014-06-18 07:22

President Jacob Zuma has pledged to revitalise key mining towns, often hotbeds of labour unrest, as well as build housing and other services.

 

Parties not taking voters seriously - Zuma

2014-06-20 14:12

President Jacob Zuma has told MPs that there has been a “very dramatical” decline in other parties, which indicated that they did not take voters seriously.

AS IT HAPPENED: Zuma responds to Sona debate

2014-06-20 09:58

Get all the latest as President Jacob Zuma responds to the debate after his State of the Nation address.

SA mines gripped in the jaws of TB

2014-06-20 05:00

For every worker who dies each year as a result of an accident on a South African mine, nine more die of tuberculosis, says Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

Sisulu ordered to withdraw 'native for hire' remark

2014-06-19 21:29

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has been forced to withdraw her remark to a joint sitting of Parliament calling DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane a native for hire.

ANC MP gets tongue-lashing for foul language

2014-06-19 17:11

Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has earned herself a tongue-lashing after using a swear word during her speech in the State of the Nation debate.

Sona 2014 debate - as it happened

2014-06-18 14:01

Get the latest details as the National Assembly debates President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation.

Economy, jobs worry Zuma

2014-06-18 09:48

Concern for the economy dominated President Jacob Zuma State of the Nation address.

Chamber applauds Zuma mining plan

2014-06-18 08:47

The Chamber of Mines says government pronouncements on the mining sector are encouraging, while engineering body Seifsa has cheered its support for manufacturing.

Zuma: No state business for public servants

2014-06-18 07:33

Government will introduce measures stopping officials from doing business with the state, says President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma 'blowing hot air' in speech - Malema

2014-06-18 07:08

President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address was "nothing exciting except a blowing of hot air and a repetition of the things that we have heard before", says EFF leader Julius Malema.

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