State Of The Nation Address Debate

Post State of the Nation Address

Suggestions were made for South African citizens to spoil their ballots, to show politicians how dissatisfied they are

Gordhan promises action to keep the lights on

During the Sona debate, the public enterprises minister outlined the steps being taken to halt load-shedding

MPs to tackle Ramaphosa Sona speech

Two days have been set aside for legislators to either critique or applaud President Ramaphosa's Sona speech

Leave Cabinet decisions to the president, Pandor tells opposition

The minister told opposition parties that decisions regarding the assembly of new cabinet should be left to the president of the republic

​Prepare for a tough budget — Malusi Gigaba

The president has asked the finance ministry to reduce spending and increase revenue to fill a R50-billion revenue gap

Land reform takes centre stage at #SonaDebate

President Cyril Ramaphosa repeated the ANC’s intention to expropriate land without compensation in his State of the Nation address on Friday night.

WATCH LIVE: MPs debate Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address

​Members of Parliament will spend Monday debating President Cyril Ramaphosa's February 16 State of the Nation Address.

Zuma: Preventing downgrade a top priority

Government will work to avert a downgrade and focus on fixing domestic issues that have thwarted confidence in SA's economy, the president said.

Sona debate: Malema apologises for helping bring Zuma to power

The president's leadership 'can be summed up into the Guptas, Nkandla and Umshini Wami' said Julius Malema, before walking out of Parliament.

Zuma adds humorous touch to Sona debate response

The president was in top form, from "commending" Julius Malema and calling Mangosuthu Buthelezi the "voice of reason", to giving a history lesson.

ANC taunts opposition as Sona debate intensifies

DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has been referred to as a broken black man in a "broken blue sea of white conservative males".

Maimane: Zuma laughed while South Africans cried

With heckling and cheering from MPs, the Sona debate was nothing short of dramatic when the DA's Mmusi Maimane roasted President Jacob Zuma.

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Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.