While SONA's focus is on broad issues, it is cold comfort for water-less Giyani, Metsimaholo, Polokwane, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.
Almost nine months after Khoisan protesters set up a makeshift kraal outside the Union Buildings next to Nelson Mandela's statue, they say they are now being forced to move so that the grass can grow back.
The Khoisan who have been camping outside of the Union Buildings for almost five months have called on all Khoi people to not vote for the ANC in the coming general elections.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is caught in the middle of a communications nightmare that makes his job in the ANC and the country very difficult, writes Ralph Mathekga.
The president will be unveiling an economic stimulus package that he hopes will lift South Africa's sluggish economic growth rate, create jobs, and give investors confidence.
Nhlanhla Nene says that while it would take a great deal of work to stabilise the country’s finances, he is 'quite confident' that it can be done.
Jacob Zuma has resigned as president of South Africa. "I have...come to the decision to resign as the president of the Republic with immediate effect," Zuma told reporters at the Union Buildings on Wednesday night.
It's been a dramatic week in SA politics, and an eventful day on Wednesday with the ANC announcing their support for the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma - tabled for Thursday in Parliament. Political analyst Lawson Naidoo weighs in. Watch.
EFF leader Julius Malema was his amusing and charismatic self outside the Union Buildings on Wednesday, as he addressed the crowd during the #NationalDayOfAction march. Watch.
Students have started their march on the Union Buildings in Pretoria to call for free tertiary education, after another day of student protests.
Fences were set up outside the Union Buildings to where the ANC supporters marched peacefully while singing and chanting. Watch.
The dire financial state of the country's state-owned entities, such as Eskom, has been identified by ratings agencies and global lenders as one of the major threats to the local economy.
The National Union of Mineworkers marched to the Union Buildings on Wednesday, asking government to ensure the mineworkers at Optimum receive salaries after they were left stranded by Tegeta’s fall into business rescue.
The president unveiled his economic stimulus and recovery plan at the Union Buildings on Friday morning.
Bonginkosi Khanyile is prepared to sleep outside the Union Buildings until President Cyril Ramaphosa pardons all convicted Fees Must Fall students.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce changes to the Cabinet on Monday night at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the Presidency has said.
President Jacob Zuma will address the nation at 22:00 on Wednesday, as speculation mounts that he will announce his resignation following a lengthy meeting of the National Executive Committee on Monday, and an announcement on Wednesday that the ANC will support a motion of no confidence. Watch.
All participants at this year’s CEO SleepOut at the Union Buildings will be women, sending a strong message of the type of leadership SA needs, says former judge Yvonne Mokgoro.
As we look forward to the unknown in the new year, we can only hope that we continue with what we did well this year.
Students are expected to march on the Union Buildings in Pretoria to call for free tertiary education, after another day of student protests.
What do you do when your teen wants to join a protest march? Kate Sidley's matric daughter went to the #feesmustfall Union Buildings march. Here she remembers the day.
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