On April 30, 2012, the ANC confirmed the passing of Sicelo Shiceka, 45. ANC spokesperson, Keith Khoza, said Shiceka passed away at St Mary’s Private Hospital in Umthatha, in the Eastern Cape.
As much as dignitaries are major part of any official government celebration, the reaction of the people on the ground is as important.
President Jacob Zuma says the free, democratic, non-racial and non-sexist South Africa is coming of age
On 27 April 2012, South Africa will be celebrating 18 years since the first democratic elections in 1994. Each year this date is celebrated as Freedom Day.
As predicated, the Human Rights watch report caused quite a media stir for exactly one week.
President Jacob Zuma’s 2012 SONA was perhaps one of his better annual speeches to the South African hoi polloi.
The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) is very pleased with the President Jacob Zuma’s commitment to infrastructure and development.
The SABC’s News Research department Ronesh Dhawraj gives us a break down of the 2012 State of the Nation Address in numbers:
President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address has been received with mixed reactions.