State Of Nation Address


SONA 2017 Drama

We take a look at all the drama that took place during the SONA in 2017. Will SONA 2018 live up to the expectation of chaos?

Sona 2015: Will Zuma own up?

The address is a chance for the president to face the nation. Here are five things the nation is hoping for.

Zuma looks to increase investor confidence as SA economy buckles

The president is under pressure to buoy investor confidence with his State of the Nation Address amid a credit-rating downgrade and ongoing strike.

Gordhan’s catch-22: More debt or raised taxes?

Pravin Gordhan will be faced with the tough choice of raising SA's debt levels or pushing tax hikes when he delivers his 2013 budget later this week.

State of the Nation: Zuma adopts Chinese model

President Jacob Zuma is looking East for inspiration, as the ANC pushes for resource nationalism rather than a crude form of nationalisation.


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs