Economic growth tops SONA

SONA 2017: “The Year of Oliver Reginald Tambo: Unity in Action Together Moving South Africa Forward”. Economic growth and transformation as well as education...

State of the Nation Address 2016: full speech

In the State of the Nation Address, President Jacob Zuma called for the eradication of the 'demon of racism', he reminded South Africans that economic growth was the fastest way to reduce inequality and lift fellow South Africans out of poverty.

Zuma to discuss fees impasse with university students and management

With the South African government affirming its commitment to education funding, President Jacob Zuma is set to meet university management and student leaders on Friday to discuss the countrywide stalemate over fee increases.

Zuma meets stakeholders to discuss migration and attacks on foreign nationals

On Tuesday 22 April South African President Jacob Zuma met representatives from different sectors of society to discuss the country’s migration policy and explore ways to promote orderly migration and good relations between South Africans and other nationals.

Zuma: Xenophobic attacks defy South African values

President Jacob Zuma expressed his condemnation of the xenophobic attacks on foreigners in KwaZulu-Natal when he addressed the National Assembly on Thursday, 16 April.

Zuma condemns xenophobic attacks

President Jacob Zuma has condemned the attacks on foreign nationals in KwaZulu-Natal and Johannesburg, calling for calm. "We cannot accept that when there are challenges we then use violence - particularly to our brothers and sisters from the continent," he said in an interview with SABC on Wednesday night.

Zuma assigns ministers to deal with xenophobic attacks

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko and State Security Minister David Mahlobo are to work with the KwaZulu-Natal government to try to put an end to the violence that has broken out in the province, the Presidency said in a statement on Sunday.

President Zuma declares official funeral for late Minister Chabane

The late Minister for Public Service and Administration, Mr Collins Chabane, who tragically passed on in a road collision on the N1 highway near Polokwane, in Limpopo on Sunday, 15 March 2015, will be laid to rest on Saturday, 21 March 2015, at Xikundzu village in Malamulele, Limpopo Province.

State of the Nation Address 2015

With the theme "Together We Move South Africa Forward", President Jacob Zuma's 2015 State of the Nation Address, delivered to Parliament on 12 February, was a celebration of the progress South Africa has made over the past year, and a blueprint of priorities for the next.

State of the Nation Address 2015: an overview

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his sixth State of the Nation Address during a joint sitting of Parliament in Cape Town this evening. More than just a speech, Sona sets the agenda for how the country will be governed over the year ahead, making commitments to the nation that Parliament is obliged to ensure the government keeps.