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SACP mourns the death of Limpopo chairman Teenage Monama 19 February 2018, 6:06 AM

The South African Communist Party is mourning the death of the party’s Limpopo chairman Teenage Monama, the SACP in the province said on Sunday.

President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Ramaphosa hails SANDF for not interfering in politics 18 February 2018, 9:47 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has applauded the SANDF for not getting involved in politics. Ramaphosa gave his first public address to the SANDF at an interfaith prayer in Kimberley.

WATCH: Gauteng residents optimistic Ramaphosa will change their lives 18 February 2018, 7:29 PM

In the wake of President Cyril Ramaphosa's State Of The Nation address, residents of Diepsloot and Zandspruit townships in Gauteng are optimistic that Ramaphosa's presidency will change their lives.

Ramaphosa needs to replace NPA head: DA 18 February 2018, 4:43 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa should show leadership and appoint a new National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) to replace Shaun Abrahams, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday.

Buthelezi positive Ramaphosa will turn things around 18 February 2018, 1:53 PM

IFP leader Inkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi is optimistic that President Cyril Ramaphosa can turn things around and bring about change in the economy of the country following the resignation of President Jacob Zuma.

Mabuyane to be sworn in on Monday 18 February 2018, 1:35 PM

Eastern Cape African National Congress (ANC) chairperson Oscar Mabuyane is expected to be sworn in as the member of the Bhisho Legislature on Monday.

ANC NEC in KZN to explain decision to recall Zuma 18 February 2018, 1:16 PM

ANC NEC members have been deployed in various regions of the party in KwaZulu-Natal to inform branch leaders about the recent party decision to recall former President Jacob Zuma.

Cele gives reasons for Zuma’s recall 18 February 2018, 7:19 AM

African National Congress NEC member Bheki Cele says one of the reasons for the recall of former President Jacob Zuma was the Constitutional Court judgment on Nkandla where the court found that "the President failed to uphold the Constitution". 

Support pours in for Ramaphosa 17 February 2018, 10:05 PM

Messages of support continue to pour in for President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Bheki Cele questions Zuma’s request for reasons for his recall 17 February 2018, 9:55 PM

ANC NEC member, Bheki Cele questioned the wisdom of former President Jacob Zuma's request for reasons for his recall by the ANC.

WATCH THE BIG DEBATE 17 February 2018, 9:09 PM

The Big Debate is hosted by renowned TV and Radio personality Redi Tlhabi, and is being broadcast on SABC 2 from 7pm.

WATCH: ANCYL leader Collen Maine supports recalling of Zuma 17 February 2018, 6:35 PM

ANCYL president, Collen Maine, says the recalling of former President Jacob Zuma was in the best interest of the country.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa
SONA done – what’s next for Ramaphosa? 16 February 2018, 10:45 PM

While the general sentiment seems to be positive around newly-elected President Cyril Ramaphosa’s maiden State of the Nation Address, there’s an air anticipation around a cabinet reshuffle.

Political parties react to SONA speech 16 February 2018, 10:02 PM

Political parties have reacted to newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa's first State of the Nation (SONA) speech in Parliament.

2018: year of change, renewal and hope, says Ramaphosa 16 February 2018, 9:46 PM

Newly sworn-in President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday committed the government he now leads to ethical behaviour and leadership.

Minimum wage aims to reduce wage inequality 16 February 2018, 8:44 PM

The National minimum wage, which comes into effect in May 2018, is a realisation of the demands of the freedom charter, and aims to reduce wage inequality while maintaining economic growth, says the new SA President. Cyril Ramaphosa says there is potential to grow the economy and recover from the challenges of poverty and inequality. […]

[WATCH] President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers the 2018 SONA 16 February 2018, 6:32 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his maiden State of the Nation Address in the National Assembly, a speech that is expected to focus on pulling the nation together.

SONA content to be influenced by ANC resolutions: Mthembu 16 February 2018, 6:14 PM

African National Congress Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu says President Cyril Ramaphosa's SONA content will be influenced by some of the resolutions adopted by the party at its 54th National Conference in December 2017.

Officials arrive for the first-ever Friday SONA 16 February 2018, 5:33 PM

An array of high profile dignitaries have started arriving for the State of the Nation Address to be delivered by newly-appointed President Cyril Ramaphosa after a dramatic week of victories and loses depending on which side of the political fence one is.

WATCH: Build-up to SONA 2018 16 February 2018, 3:28 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver his maiden State of Nation Address, a speech that is expected to focus on pulling the nation together. The speech will also address the economic challenges the country is facing currently and Ramaphosa is also expected to shed some light on how he intends to address the challenge of unemployment […]

Red carpet at Parliament
Lights, cameras ready for #SONA2018 as nation awaits action 16 February 2018, 3:12 PM

There is a hive of activity in the Parliament precinct, this as parliament workers put on their final touches to ahead of the much anticipated SONA.

Ramaphosa putting final touches to SONA speech 16 February 2018, 3:05 PM

Newly elected president Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver his maiden Sate of the Nation Address Friday evening in a speech likely to focus on stimulating economic growth, fight against corruption and a call to hold hands as the country enters a different dispensation.

Close to 1200 guests expected for SONA 16 February 2018, 2:41 PM

Parliament says close to 1200 guests from various sectors of society have been invited to attend this evening's State of the Nation Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Zuma gets invite to SONA 16 February 2018, 11:02 AM

Parliament says former President Jacob Zuma has been invited to the State of the Nation Address (SONA).

I’m not afraid of being reshuffled: Mbalula 16 February 2018, 10:37 AM

Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula has come out on Twitter, saying he is not afraid of being reshuffled. Mbalula also lashed out at former President Jacob Zuma saying unlike him, he will not cling to power despite the circumstances against him. He said he is willing to serve the people of South Africa at the […]

Parliament to finally put SA first again: Steenhuisen 16 February 2018, 10:22 AM

The joint sitting of the Paliament’s National Assembly (NA) and National Council of Provinces (NCOP) will host 2018's State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Friday evening of the 16th of February 2018.

Parly ready for SONA says Mbete 16 February 2018, 8:48 AM

It is all systems go for Friday’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by the newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Ahmed takes cautious approach to Ramaphosa presidency 16 February 2018, 8:02 AM

The former Chief Executive Officer of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has expressed mixed feelings about the resignation of former President Jacob Zuma and the installation of Cyril Ramaphosa as his replacement.

Ramaphosa to outline plan to fight corruption 16 February 2018, 5:57 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to outline his plan to fight corruption when he delivers the State-of-the-Nation-Address in the National Assembly Friday evening.

Ramaphosa to deliver SONA on Friday 15 February 2018, 9:40 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to deliver the State-of-the-Nation-Address in the National Assembly on Friday evening. For the first time in almost a decade someone other than former President Jacob Zuma will deliver the Address.