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Parliament will urgently table a special appropriations bill to allocate a 'significant portion' of the R230bn in fiscal support that struggling power utility Eskom requires, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.
BUSA CEO Cas Coovadia has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to announce reforms at debt-laden power utility Eskom.
Here are some short-term action plans which NKC researchers say South Africa must do to reassure the world that the economy is poised to grow.
EE Publishers’ investigative editor and managing director, Chris Yelland, caught up with Eskom’s new chief financial officer Calib Cassim after the State of the Nation Address for in in-depth interview.
The 2019 State of the Nation Address took place on Thursday in Cape Town. Here are some of the fashion looks from the prestigious occasion
For most unionists who have followed these annual addresses over the years, the SONA must have been a case of déjà vu, says Terry Bell.
The debt-ridden power utility will have to change its business model as government plans to break the entity into three parts, president Cyril Ramaphosa has said.
The ANC is in remission and it has a golden opportunity to rid itself completely from the cancer that is Jacob Zuma, but that opportunity expires in two weeks, writes Adriaan Basson.
In News24 Live's analysis of SONA 2016 Lawson Naidoo reflects on the initial speech, debate and response from President Jacob Zuma. Naidoo said the President fleetingly affirmed the Constitution in his address. "Even members of the ANC participated in the debate," says Naidoo. "Many of them did not jump to President Zuma's defence, in the way he had been attacked quite viciously by the opposition."
The prelude to President Jacob Zuma's eighth SONA bore some similarity to last years' speech (protests, high security, filibustering). SONA 2016 is done but not quite dusted. Here's what follows.
The June 2019 State of the Nation Address' marketing and advertising budget has seen a “drastic reduction”.
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.
Members of Parliament continue to debate President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of The Nation Address on Wednesday.
If President Cyril Ramaphosa formed a band with EFF leader Julius Malema and DA leader Mmusi Maimane, what should it be called?
While some political figures lauded President Cyril Ramaphosa's second State of the Nation speech, others have dismissed it as "lip service"and a "campaigning speech". Watch.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said in his State of the Nation Address that Eskom would be split into separate entities – generation, transmission and distribution.
Ramaphosa was speaking only hours after Total announced the deep-water Brulpadda oil and gas find.
In News24 Live's analysis of SONA 2016 Lawson Naidoo reflects on the initial speech, debate and response from President Jacob Zuma. Naidoo says the Speaker in Parliament faces criticism for a perceived bias.
During the SONA debate COPE's Mosioua Lekota was discouraged from saying "factions" in parliament. DA Chief Whip John Steenhuisen's use of the term "utter rubbish" prompted a request for his exit from the National Assembly. Naidoo here details MPs responsibilities in Parliament and the role of the Speaker.
Members of the DA's caucus stood and shouted in the National Assembly during the second day of debate on SONA 2016. An outraged Mmusi Maimane repeatedly asked Raseriti Johannes Tau to explain why he asked the DA to leave. Maimane then asked Tau to recuse himself as chair. "Go, go, go!" the DA chanted.
President Jacob Zuma provided an update on progress made in key areas since his State of the Nation Address in February. WATCH.
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