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But EFF MPs objected because the rules allow for a point of order or privilege to be raised. ( )

EFF members asked to leave the National Assembly

The start of President Jacob Zuma' State of the Nation (SONA) was disrupted for almost 30 minutes with the house wrangling over the National Assembly rules.

Lekota calls on Parly to remove Zuma
Thursday 11 February 2016 20:19
Lekota calls on Parly to remove Zuma
Thursday 11 February 2016 20:19
President Jacob Zuma is expected to talk about the economy when he addresses the nation on Thursday.
SA’s brand, credit ratings hang in balance
Thursday 11 February 2016 18:44
Buzzing fashion at SONA 2016
Thursday 11 February 2016 18:39

South Africa

Cops fire stun grenades to disperse EFF, Ses’khona members

Thursday 11 February 2016 18:20

Police are having their hands full trying to clear the Cape Town CBD before proceedings begin for the State of the Nation Address on Thursday night.

Africa

Swaziland citizens are hoping King Mswati III will address the drought situation in the country during opening of Parliament.
Swaziland's Parliament opening expected to address drought situation

Thursday 11 February 2016 20:32

The people of Swaziland are hoping King Mswati III will announce his plans to deal with the drought that has engulfed the country during the opening of Parliament on Friday.

World

Govt decision on al-Bashir’s non-arrest to come before court

Thursday 11 February 2016 15:00

Government's decision not to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir comes before the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Friday.

Politics

Lekota calls on Parly to remove Zuma

Thursday 11 February 2016 20:19

Congress of the People (COPE) leader Mosiuoa Lekota has called on Parliament to remove President Jacob Zuma - accusing him of breaking the law.

Business

Water, ventilation crucial elements for survival of trapped miners

Thursday 11 February 2016 20:18

Water and ventilation are crucial elements for survival of the three trapped miners at Lily Gold Mine, in Barberton, Mpumalanga.

Science

CASE EVIDENCE: A young female dog was dragged around on a chain with its mouth bound with duct tape, whilst another dog was encouraged to attack her for a training exercise.
Verdict due for Atteridgeville Dog Fighters

Thursday 11 February 2016 14:40

On Friday four men accused of animal cruelty and dog fighting will appear in court to hear the magistrate’s verdict in the Atteridgeville Bait Dog Case.

Lifestyle

Buzzing fashion at SONA 2016

Thursday 11 February 2016 18:39

Social Media has been abuzz as guests and dignitaries arrive ahead of the State of the Nation Address 2016.

Sport

Sport development in rural areas main focus: Mbalula

Thursday 11 February 2016 18:17

Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula says plans are in place to improve sports in the country.

Opinion

All eyes will be on President Jacob Zuma when he delivers the 2016 SONA.
Zuma' s SONA must calm the nerves of South Africans

Thursday 11 February 2016 06:13

Nkosikhulule Xhawulengweni Nyembezi’s expectations of SONA 2016.

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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