Latest articles on State Of The Province Address

Ray of hope for Limpopo as Sopa reveals grand plans for jobs

Special Economic Zones will empower thousands in the Limpopo province

Saul’s bold last stand for the ANC

The fate of the ANC is on the line as the next generation of party leaders fight to ‘reinvent the future’ in contested provinces

Makhura and e-tolls: A lesson in repetition

Premier David Makhura has repeatedly called for e-tolls to be scrapped but has not given a plan in the last three State of the Province Addresses

Scholars debate Sopa

'Aren't the strategies the government has implemented without first fixing the basics just a waste of money?'

Ace’s mate tipped for premier job

Sisi Ntombela’s bid to lead the Free State is clouded by claims that she’s a pawn for her former boss

KZN government to conduct lifestyle audits of officials

​The KZN government is to conduct lifestyle audits of officials in high-risk positions, Premier Willies Mchunu announced during the Sopa

Lifestyle audits on the cards for Gauteng MECs

​Members of the Gauteng executive committee could soon face lifestyle audits if Premier David Makhura has his way

DA: We have evidence Makhura knew about the relocation of Life Esidimeni patients

The DA's Jack Bloom said that if Gauteng Premier David Makhura were to truly hold himself accountable, he would resign.

Gauteng plans to give its townships a business and lifestyle facelift

The township economy has taken centre stage in Makhura’s state of the province address, which he delivered at the Gauteng Legislature on Monday.

READ IN FULL: Premier Makhura’s Gauteng SOPA 2018

Read the state of the province address as delivered by Gautend Premier David Makhura in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature.

LIVESTREAM: Makhura presents the State of the Province address

Makhura will give direction on service delivery priorities and Gauteng's economy, job creation, education and health for 2018.

Zille boasts of ‘land reform farm’ success in Western Cape

'​The Western Cape boasts a 62% success rate for "land reform farms", compared with a 92% failure rate in the rest of the country'

Makhura feels the pressure

The premier spoke of economic successes but faces dissent in the ANC and losing the province.

Gauteng State of the Province address: What you need to know

Gauteng premier David Makhura delivered his 2017 State of the Province Address at a wet Greenfields Stadium in Randfontein on Monday.

Gauteng premier: We have restored the people’s confidence

David Makhura believes his office has made significant progress in reducing service delivery protests and rooting out corruption.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.


R2.3bn VBS trial expected to only begin in 2022

The state is expected to request a 16 week-long trial, as delays stymie progress in the saga.

Eastern Cape citizens don’t have to visit the labour department for UIF

This measure, aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19, may shortly be introduced in other regions.

VBS case delays cause massive frustration

A certificate is needed from the head of the NPA for more arrests to be made

Press Releases