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Only action will rescue Zuma

President Jacob Zuma needs to act decisively, but that could mean he will share former president Thabo Mbeki's fate.

Zuma’s State of the Nation a bit like a camel

His inability to manage the ANC's contradictions over economic policy is Jacob Zuma's ultimate failure.

Malema gives and receives an earful in Parliament

EFF leader Julius Malema tore into President Jacob Zuma at the Sona debate, but also received a lot of criticism.

Six times Malema dished it out during his parliamentary speech

Julius Malema walks into Parliament and causes a storm during the State of the Nation debate. Here's what he said.

Load shedding, ratings downgrade fails to inspire Zuma’s Sona

Analysts have had mixed reactions to President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address, which many say did not note the country's economic pressures.

SA economy needs radical reconstruction, say political groups

Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi and opposition parties have harshly criticised Jacob Zuma's Sona, with some calling for a radical change to economic policy.

Sona 2014: Focus on economy and job creation

A frail-looking President Jacob Zuma delivered his State of the Nation Address, promising to improve the struggling economy and creating more jobs.

Sona 2014 take two: Address the economy, Mr President

Analysts say Jacob Zuma should focus his State of the Nation speech on fixing the economy after a damaging labour strike and economic downgrades.

State of the Nation: What should Zuma say?

The president will make his first public appearance in 10 days when he delivers his seventh State of the Nation address.

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

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