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The SONA comes at a time where the President Jacob Zuma is dealing with the backlash of cabinet appointments and a Constitutional Court battle.
The SONA comes at a time when President Jacob Zuma is dealing with the backlash of Cabinet appointments and a Constitutional Court battle. ( )

A litmus test SONA for Zuma

It is expected to be one of the most challenging State of the Nation Addresses for President Jacob Zuma.

Faf du Plessis will lead the team.
Three changes to Proteas' T-20 squad for World Cup
Wednesday 10 February 2016 20:42
The tourism sector accounts for roughly 8% of GDP.
The tourism sector accounts for roughly 8% of GDP.

South Africa

Donald Sebolai broke down several times in the  Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court on Wednesday. .
Sebolai wishes there was an eye witness to confirm his story

Wednesday 10 February 2016 21:15

Convicted murderer Donald Sebolai says he wishes there was an eyewitness to help him prove that he did not stab his girlfriend.

Africa

Somali militants planning attacks disguised as peacekeepers: AU force

Wednesday 10 February 2016 15:48

African peacekeepers said on Wednesday they had information that Al-Qaeda-linked militants were planning to launch attacks in Somalia disguised in their uniforms.

World

People walk past damaged buildings in the Douma neighbourhood of Damascus.
Syrian rebels demand US action ahead of peace talks

Wednesday 10 February 2016 16:28

Syrian rebels called on US President Barack Obama to do more to stop Russian bombing raids in support of a military offensive by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad

Politics

The SONA comes at a time where the President Jacob Zuma is dealing with the backlash of cabinet appointments and a Constitutional Court battle.
A litmus test SONA for Zuma

Wednesday 10 February 2016 21:36

It is expected to be one of the most challenging State of the Nation Addresses for President Jacob Zuma.

Business

Overall annual visitor numbers down: Stats SA

Wednesday 10 February 2016 18:38

The festive season saw a pickup in foreign visitor numbers to the country but the overall annual trend was down, with immigration and visa regulations largely blamed for the slowdown.

Science

World's top scientists pledge to share all findings to fight Zika

Wednesday 10 February 2016 21:25

Thirty of the world's leading scientific research institutions, journals and funders pledged on Wednesday to share for free all data and expertise on the Zika virus as soon as they have it.

Lifestyle

Harry Potter to return to bookstores in script for London play

Wednesday 10 February 2016 21:00

The script for an upcoming London stage play, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”, will be released in U.S and British bookstores later this year.

Sport

Faf du Plessis will lead the team.
Three changes to Proteas' T-20 squad for World Cup

Wednesday 10 February 2016 20:42

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced the Proteas squad for the upcoming T-20 World Cup to be hosted in India, from March.

Opinion

Did Zuma keep his word? Tracking past SONA promises

Wednesday 10 February 2016 17:10

Africa Check reviewed President Jacob Zuma's previous addresses to assess if he kept promises made then.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma will deliver the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) will hold its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states will meet from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

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