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Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, says the president will elaborate on relief efforts put into place to address the drought. ( )

SONA to touch on economic gloom, drought: Radebe

This years’ State of the Nation Address is particularly important in addressing South Africa’s negative economic outlook.

The win sees Sundowns going nine points clear of their closest rivals at the top of the league table while Pirates find themselves in seventh place with 23 points.
Pirates fall as Sundowns march on
Thursday 11 February 2016 06:44

South Africa

NMMU vice-chancellor to address accommodation crisis

Thursday 11 February 2016 09:21

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Vice-Chancellor, Prof Derrick Swartz, is meeting the student leadership to resolve the crisis of accommodation at the institution.

Africa

Officials say three female suicide bombers disguised themselves as refugees to gain access in the camp to kill 58 people.
Female suicide bombers kill at least 58 refugees in Nigeria

Thursday 11 February 2016 08:58

African refugees fleeing violence have been targeted in a suicide bombing attack in Nigeria’s Dikwa refugee camp, resulting in the death of at least 58.

World

UN warns of Aleppo aid cut-off amid Russian backed offensive

Thursday 11 February 2016 06:17

The United Nations has warned that up to 300 000 people living in the Syria's second city of Aleppo could soon be cut off from humanitarian aid.

Politics

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his State of the Nation Address on Thursday at 7pm.
Opposition make their demands ahead of SONA

Thursday 11 February 2016 08:11

Opposition parties are making a range of demands on President Jacob Zuma for him to deal with in Thursday evening's State of the Nation address.   

Business

SONA to touch on economic gloom, drought: Radebe

Thursday 11 February 2016 10:03

This years’ State of the Nation Address is particularly important in addressing South Africa’s negative economic outlook.

Science

Kunnaland municipality slated for seeking loan to pay Eskom debt

Thursday 11 February 2016 06:00

The Kannaland Municipality has been severely criticised for its plans to take out a loan of about R7 million to pay its debt to Eskom.

Lifestyle

Gert Johan is known for his Red carpet wear that has been seen at major events like the SONA.
‘SONA is the time for politicians to put their fashion foot forward'

Thursday 11 February 2016 08:43

Gert-Johan says what is important in the State of the Nation Address, is showing allegiant style and portray sophistication.

Sport

The win sees Sundowns going nine points clear of their closest rivals at the top of the league table while Pirates find themselves in seventh place with 23 points.
Pirates fall as Sundowns march on

Thursday 11 February 2016 06:44

Mamelodi Sundowns confirmed their dominance top the Absa Premiership table with a 2-1 win over Orlando Pirates in a league match at Orlando Stadium on Wednesday night.

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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