Susan Booysen, University of the Witwatersrand South African President Jacob Zuma has delivered his annual State of the Nation address in the country’s parliament. After more than an hour of disruptions and interruptions, mostly by members of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters, Zuma finally got
The following speech was delivered by the DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, on day one of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) Debate 2016 View the results of our Twitter Poll. Is Jacob Zuma out of Touch with South Africa(ns)? Read the full speech below.
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) is chasing Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema to recover R20 million it says he owes in tax. According to IOL, SARS claims that Malema owes R18 million for arrears on his taxes, plus another R2 million in
In an Open Letter to President Zuma, Helen tackles the issue of “leaked information” – dated 13 March 2014. 13 March 2014 Dear President Zuma, Both at the release of the 20 Year Review earlier this week, and in your public remarks at a campaign
South Africa mulls body cameras to improve police accountability and safety Gráinne Perkins, University of Cape Town The argument for the use of police body cameras is gaining momentum in South Africa, amid growing demand for greater police accountability, especially in the wake of the
What Helen Zille’s departure means for South Africa’s main opposition party Keith Gottschalk, University of the Western Cape Helen Zille’s leadership of South Africa’s largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has been historic for three reasons. She was the first leader of the predominantly