President hits back at critics - Herald live

President Jacob Zuma said he was not bothered by the spate of insults spat angrily at him across the National Assembly floor before the Economic Freedom Fighters were ejected from parliament. He described the EFF‚ under the leadership of Julius Malema‚ ...

SONA explainer: Jacob Zuma stole ideas from Julius Malema to drum up support – Daniel Silke - BizNews

President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address is downright depressing if you have high hopes for a dramatic improvement any time soon in the South African economy. Zuma's 'radical economic transformation' plans will inevitably lead to further ...

South African politicians brawl during protest against president - CBC.ca

South Africa's parliament descended into chaos on Thursday, with opposition legislators denouncing President Jacob Zuma as a "scoundrel" and "rotten to the core" because of corruption allegations and then brawling with guards who dragged them out of ...

South Africa - corrupt and increasingly poor - Deutsche Welle

Since Jacob Zuma's rise to power in May 2009, South Africa's path has seemed ever-more rocky. The economy is suffering, poverty is on the rise, political decisions seem almost arbitrary. One reason is Zuma's alleged involvement in large-scale ...

Outside #SONA17: What the Parliamentary channel won't show you - The Daily Vox (blog)

It was evident that what transpired inside Parliament on Thursday night during the president's state of the nation address (SONA) was nothing short of chaos. But if you thought what happened inside was messy, you should know what erupted outside, as ...

South Africa: The economics of #SONA2017 - How we made it in Africa

President Jacob Zuma delivered his State of the Nation (SONA) 2017 address on the evening of February 9th. While optimistic about economic growth reaching 1.3% this year from 0.5% in 2016, he acknowledged that the South African economy “is still not ...