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Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is getting tough on Ministers as a way to save money, including making them save money by flying economy class.

In a speech delivered at a time of great economic difficulty, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced seven priorities that will fast track South Africa’s path to prosperity.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation this evening where he will outline his vision for the country and announce the government’s programme of action for the next five years.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced this, much awaited, new national Cabinet.  

 

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on business, labour as well as South African citizens, to mobilise all resources to address poverty, inequality and unemployment, as the country embarks on a new era, key to which would be forging an ethical state free of corruption.

Citizens in Tshwane, especially those in the vicinity of Loftus Versfeld and motorists, are advised to make alternative arrangements as some streets will be closed due to the Presidential Inauguration on Saturday.

On 9 May 1994, the late struggle stalwart Albertina Sisulu rose from her seat in the first democratic sitting of Parliament to nominate former statesman Nelson Mandela as President in what has since become a historic visual in the minds of most South Africans.

“This election confirms that freedom does indeed reign in South Africa. It gives us the assurance that our people are the true custodians of our freedom and democracy.”

Political analysts have lauded the influence of President Cyril Ramaphosa in the performance of the African National Congress (ANC) in the 2019 National and Provincial Elections.

The Electoral Commission (IEC) had finalised results from 13 731 of the 22 924 voting stations (59.89%), totaling 8.9 million votes at 6.30pm on Thursday.

With only 16.66% of the voting districts having completed their counting so far, the results up on the leader board at the IEC’s National Results Operation Centre in Pretoria, are far from final.

South Africa goes to the polls May 8th 2019, in what I believe is the country’s first adult election.

Do young people have an obligation to cast their vote in the upcoming election, or is it their right to remain silent?

Deputy President-designate David Mabuza was among several ANC and opposition leaders, who were sworn in as Members of Parliament in Speaker Baleka Mbete’s office in the National Assembly on Tuesday.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced who is in and who is out when he selects his national Cabinet.

South Africa's newly elected President, Cyril Ramaphosa, will deliver his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament tonight, amid high expectations and enthusiasm.

The new President of the country will be sworn in at 2pm today. This follows the resignation of former President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday night.

President Jacob Zuma has tendered his resignation as the head of State in the Republic of South Africa after nine years in office.

There was chaos at the State of the Nation address in parliament when Speaker Baleka Mbete called in security services to remove the EFF MPs from the chamber to allow President Zuma to deliver his State of the Nation speech. It was delayed by more than one hour, and what he had to say was overshadowed by the earlier actions.

President Jacob Zuma will today respond to a two-day debate by Members of
Parliament on the State of the Nation Address (SONA) he delivered to South
Africans earlier this week.

President Jacob Zuma has assured the nation that government will continue
to invest in education and skills development as it forms the key to economic
growth and development.

Andrew Hannington, CEO of Grant Thornton Johannesburg, provides
commentary and snippets following President Jacob Zuma?s State of the
Nation Address on 17 June 2014.

From transforming the economy to creating decent work and improving
conditions in the mining sector, President Jacob Zuma?s State of the Nation
Address, has been received with vigour, by several of his Cabinet colleagues.

The new administration will focus on bolstering the economy. Delivering the
State of the Nation Address, President Zuma said there was a need for "far-
reaching' interventions by government, business and other social partners to
bolster growth and create decent jobs.

President Zuma returns from a week of recuperation to present the State of the
Nation address to parliament. What do you want to hear the president highlight in his
speech? What do you think is the true state of our nation?

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