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President Jacob Zuma will deliver his State of the Nation Address on Thursday at 7pm.
President Jacob Zuma will deliver his State of the Nation Address on Thursday at 7pm. ( )

Opposition make their demands ahead of SONA

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.   

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
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
The Cultural, Religious and Linguistics Rights Commission has met with Pastor Penuel Mnguni to discuss the complaints laid against him by the South African Council of Churches.
Snake Pastor violated the Bill of Rights
Thursday 11 February 2016 06:05
France to consider a possible resolution to help the resumption of the inter-Burundian dialogue and ensure the promotion of human rights.
France in bid to find solution to Burundi crisis
Thursday 11 February 2016 05:46
The tourism sector accounts for roughly 8% of GDP.
The tourism sector accounts for roughly 8% of GDP.

South Africa

The Cultural, Religious and Linguistics Rights Commission has met with Pastor Penuel Mnguni to discuss the complaints laid against him by the South African Council of Churches.
Snake Pastor violated the Bill of Rights

Thursday 11 February 2016 06:05

The Cultural, Religious and Linguistics Rights Commission says the controversial 'Snake Pastor' has grossly violated the Bill of Rights by making his congregation consume live snakes.

Africa

France to consider a possible resolution to help the resumption of the inter-Burundian dialogue and ensure the promotion of human rights.
France in bid to find solution to Burundi crisis

Thursday 11 February 2016 05:46

France is testing the waters in the United Nations Security Council in lieu of a possible test to strengthen international efforts at a political solution in Burundi.

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

Amcu pleads for more help to rescue trapped Lily Mine workers

Thursday 11 February 2016 06:55

Amcu called organisations with essential equipment and technology to come forward and assist in rescue operations to save the lives of three trapped workers at Lily Mine.

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

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

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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