State of the Nation 2013

 
No plan yet for education reform
No plan yet for education reform
In his recent State of the Nation address, President Jacob Zuma declared that education was an "apex priority" for the government. But...
[Podcast]M&G Newsroom: 25 February 2013
[Podcast]M&G Newsroom: 25 February 2013
We look at the Oscar Pistorius hearing, Mamphela Ramphele's new political party, Sona, the upcoming budget speech and the artful Design Indaba.
Zuma: Forget our differences - unite behind NDP
Zuma: Forget our differences - unite behind NDP
"The NDP provides perfect platform to unite behind a common goal. We should be all ready to rise above sectional interests and work towards a...
State of the Nation: Women still pushed to the margins
State of the Nation: Women still pushed to the margins
This year's State of the Nation address was a great disappointment for women. Crucial women's issues – decent work, education, crime,...
Opposition: Zuma lacks vision for SA
Opposition: Zuma lacks vision for SA
They have labelled it as devoid of vision for South Africa's future.
Opinion: The Oscar deflection
Opinion: The Oscar deflection
The story of Oscar Pistorius allegedly shooting Reeva Steenkamp in cold blood does raise pertinent questions about a number of vital issues,...
[Video]M&G Hangout: Chester Missing on Sona 2013
[Video]M&G Hangout: Chester Missing on Sona 2013
If you missed our live video chat about Zuma's State of the Nation address with Eusebius McKaiser and Chester Missing, watch the full version here.
[Video]Weekend 101: Oscar overshadows Zuma
[Video]Weekend 101: Oscar overshadows Zuma
The Reeva/Oscar tragedy continues to make headlines, Zuma delivers an average Sona and the Harlem Shake takes over the world.
Parties may join forces to fight ANC in 2014 poll
Parties may join forces to fight ANC in 2014 poll
"It's not a perfect relationship, but we're talking," Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko said during a...
Zuma demands no more burning and looting
Zuma demands no more burning and looting
Addressing the New Age media breakfast Zuma on Friday reiterated government's call that violent protests immediately cease unless they be met with the full might of the law....
[Slideshow]Sona 2013 in pictures
[Slideshow]Sona 2013 in pictures
President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address received mixed reviews on Thursday. Here's a look in pictures at how the evening unfolded.
[Video]Sona 2013: More of the same?
[Video]Sona 2013: More of the same?
We speak to MPs for reaction on the president's speech. While at times they were scathing of his address, some were more supportive.

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