DA members picket in N West during SOPA

15 February 2019, 3:12 PM
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on authorities in the North West, to ensure that they prioritise rural safety.
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COPE leader Mosiuoa Lekota
Ramaphosa takes a knock in SONA debate 13 February 2019, 9:55 PM

The second day of debate on the State of the Nation Address (SONA) was harsher towards President Cyril Ramaphosa than the first - not only because of government's failures but allegations directed at him personally.

Lekota drops Parly bombshell on Ramaphosa 13 February 2019, 6:34 PM

COPE Leader Mosioua Lekota has brought the National Assembly to complete quiet, followed but murmurs of startle when he accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of selling him and other comrades out to the apartheid special branch.

Cyril Ramaphosa
Opposition parties censure Ramaphosa in SONA debate 13 February 2019, 4:53 PM

Opposition parties in Parliament have for the second consecutive day criticised President Cyril Ramaphosa for not taking action when things were going wrong in the country in the past few years.

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Corruption and Eskom crisis features in SONA debate 12 February 2019, 6:22 PM

The challenges facing power utility Eskom and corruption featured strongly during the debate on the State of the Nation Address in Parliament.

Mmusi Maimane
SONA now stands for State of No Action: Maimane 12 February 2019, 4:10 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has slammed the governing African National Congress (ANC) for what he says was the creating of the conditions for the massive loadshedding that has hit the country.

Police officer lays assault charges on EFF MP 9 February 2019, 1:22 PM

A police officer has opened an assault case against a member of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) after an incident in parliament.

Opposition parties react to SONA 7 February 2019, 10:22 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has described President Cyril Ramaphosa‘s speech as “a state of no action.”

South Africans to head to polls on 8 May 7 February 2019, 9:02 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africans will vote in the general election this year on the 8 May.

Govt has made strides to transform economy : Ramaphosa 7 February 2019, 8:18 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says since last year work has been done to transform the economy.

WATCH MPs on the SONA 2019 red carpet 7 February 2019, 7:38 PM

Guests walked down the red carpet ahead of the State Of the Nation Address in Parliament.

[Watch Live] President Ramaphosa delivers SONA 2019 7 February 2019, 6:42 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his annual State of the National Address.

Ramaphosa expected to focus corruption 7 February 2019, 6:39 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is about to deliver the State of the Nation Address at 7 o'clock. It is expected that he will speak about corruption.

SONA guests walk down red carpet 7 February 2019, 4:43 PM

Guests are starting to walk down the red carpet ahead of Thursday's opening of Parliament. This is the time of the afternoon when Members of Parliament get to show off their finest outfits.

Large police contingent deployed in Parliament ahead of teachers’ protest 7 February 2019, 4:27 PM

A large police contingent has been deployed in Keizergracht Street just outside the Cape Town CBD ahead of a protest march by teachers affiliated to the newly formed Educators Union of South Africa.

WATCH SONA BUILD UP 7 February 2019, 3:12 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the annual State of the National Address (SONA) later this evening.

Mixed reaction to security measures at SONA 7 February 2019, 3:06 PM

Security arrangements around Parliament have once again provoked criticism from residents.

President Ramaphosa
SONA to focus on growth, job creation, crime and corruption 7 February 2019, 8:09 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the annual State of the National Address on Thursday evening.

President Ramaphosa has put final touches to his SONA 7 February 2019, 5:50 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has put final touches to his speech before delivery in Parliament Thursday evening.

E.Cape villagers eager to hear Ramaphosa mention Mzimvubu Water project in SONA 6 February 2019, 9:43 PM

As President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to deliver the State of the National Address on Thursday, hundreds of villagers in the Eastern Cape will be eagerly waiting to hear his plans on the construction of the Mzimvubu Water Project.

SONA expected to focus on land, corruption 6 February 2019, 9:41 PM

The State of the Nation Address (Sona) is expected to focus on a number of issues including land, corruption, investment and economic growth.