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Latest News on the State of the Nation Address

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Latest News on the State of the Nation Address

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President Jacob Zuma has set the ball rolling to deliver his 2017 SONA.
Preparations for the State of the Nation Address 2017

President Zuma has called a Joint Sitting of Parliament on 9 February 2017 to deliver the State of the Nation Address (SONA) and preparations are continuing in earnest within government

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 9, 2017.
SONA2017: The Speech

It’s one of the most important speeches that the President delivers in any year.

2017 will see everything from specific scandals to legal and legislative battles to big-picture policy and foreign matters will be under the microscope in Parliament.
Parliament: What to expect in 2017?

2017 promises to be another busy and turbulent year in Parliament. Everything from specific scandals to legal and legislative battles to big-picture policy and foreign matters.

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Anton van Heerden, Managing Director and Executive Vice-President, Africa & Middle East at Sage explains  areas of the SONA that might be of interest to business builders.
SONA 2017: What small businesses ought to gain from SONA

Anton van Heerden, Managing Director and Executive Vice-President, Africa & Middle East at Sage explains areas of the SONA that might be of interest to business builders.

Sipho Pityana has accused President Zuma of being engaged in an attempt to capture National Treasury.
Save SA to unveil 'real State of the Nation'

Convener of the SaveSA campaign Sipho Pityana has called on South Africans, young and old to attend what he calls an alternative State of the Nation Address.

Expectations

President Jacob Zuma will be addressing the nation tomorrow on governments plans for the year ahead.
Parliament briefs media on State of readiness for SONA

Speaker of parliament Baleka Mbethe, her deputy, Lechesa Tsenoli and NCOP chair Thandi Modise addressed members of the media ahead of the sitting tomorrow.

President Jacob Zuma will address the nation on governments priorities for the coming year.
Parliament briefs media on State of readiness for SONA

Speaker of parliament Baleka Mbethe, deputy speaker Lechesa Tsenoli and NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise briefed the media on Wednesday.

Background on SONA

An overview of how the 5th Parliament of South Africa is structured.
Parliament in numbers

An overview of how the 5th Parliament of South Africa is structured.

The National Assembly had their first sitting of the Fifth Democratic Parliament on 21 May 2014.
TIMELINE: Noteworthy events of the fifth parliament

South Africa’s fifth Parliament has not only seen robust debate intensifying, but also the emergence of a more youthful parliament.

2016 was an eventful year in the Parliamentary calendar.
Review of Parliament 2016

Taking a look at the milestones of what happened in parliament 2016

A virtual tour of South Africa's parliament.
Taking a tour into parliament

This virtual tour of Parliament courtesy of www.Parliament.gov.za will take you through South Africa’s Parliament which is South Africa's legislature.

During the State of the Nation address the President addresses the nation in his capacity as Head of State and not as head of government.
Wordcloud: Democratic SA's biggest words

Wordcloud of the words prominently used in the country's State of the Nation Addresses from years gone by.

2016 State of the Nation address

President Jacob Zuma.
President Jacob Zuma post-SONA 2016 breakfast briefing  

President Jacob Zuma delivered his State of the Nation Address on February 11. On the following day he unpacked his address at a breakfast meeting.

President Jacob Zuma
President Jacob Zuma 2016 SONA

President Jacob Zuma delivered his State of the Nation Address on February 11.

2015 State of the Nation address

President Jacob Zuma shared a nine point plan to ignite growth and create jobs.
Highlights of SONA 2015

President Jacob Zuma shared a nine point plan to ignite growth and create jobs in his SONA 2015.

President Jacob Zuma shared a nine point plan to ignite growth and create jobs.
Highlights of SONA 2015

As President Jacob Zuma prepares to deliver his 2016 State of the Nation Address we look at some of the highlights of the 2015 speech.

2014 State of the Nation address

Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa
Looking at SONA 2014 June speech

SABC Digital News put together an infographic as a 'progress report', to track the key targets set out in last year's SONA June speech.

President Jacob Zuma.
President Jacob Zuma 2014 SABC Interview

President Jacob Zuma - 2014 Post SONA SABC Interview

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