President Jacob Zuma has strongly rebuked rowdy Members of Parliament (MPs), saying they have turned the people’s Parliament into a beer hall. Last week, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members were forcefully removed from the National Assembly chambers for disrupting the president’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). They were later[…]
VOCs outside broadcast crew will bring you rolling coverage from the 2017 State of the Nation Address, which will be delivered to the joint sitting of Parliament this evening at 19:00 sharp. Expect live red carpet reports, political analysis, commentary and live interviews with politicians. The build-up kicks off at[…]
President Jacob Zuma will today deliver his final State of the Nation Addressas the leader of the African National Congress, although his term as the country’s president expires only in 2019. The ANC is expecting 10,000 people to attend its People’s Assembly on Cape Town’s Grand Parade. Parliament’s presiding officers have[…]
President Jacob Zuma says he is not feeling any pressure about the State of the Nation Address on Thursday night. The 2017 SONA comes amid renewed calls from opposition parties on the president to step down following the Constitutional Court ruling on Nkandla and the former Public Protector’s report on[…]
Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, has acknowledged that she is aware of a request from the Economic Freedom Fighters that the Assembly should debate the legitimacy of President Jacob Zuma Thursday night, instead of allowing the State of the Nation Address to go ahead. EFF chief whip, Floyd[…]
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