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President Cyril Ramaphosa was in for a scathing review at the SONA address. Economic Freedom Fighter Julius Malema showed no mercy as he dismantled the president's address. Here's 5 brutal quotes from his argument.
Statements recently uncovered could reveal how the state spent over R300 million on the Estina dairy scandal. The bank statements show how the majority of the funds had almost immediately been transferred overseas.
Julius Malema is insistent that the nations oil and gas resources should belong to the people of South Africa, not foreign companies. This follows the recent 'catalytic' find off of the Mossel Bay coast by French company Total.
The ANC is not happy with Eskom at the moment, saying that the nationwide loadshedding hints at sabotage at the power utility.The ANC says that it is suspicious that the sudden blackouts were implemented just days after the SONA.
A dire situation at an Eastern Cape primary school has illustrated the negative effects of state mismanagement. R4.8 million has been spent on the construction of 9 pit latrines according to the schools governing board.
Fikile Mbalula and Robert Marawa went toe-to-toe over the weekend in a Twitter war of epic proportions. The spat had the ANC head of elections accusing the sports personality of promoting the EFF. Marawa wasn't having any of it.
Gwede Mantashe is adamant that the security upgrades at his various homes had cost less than R10 000. This follows media being invited to tour his various properties after allegations that BOSASA had sponsered the upgrades.
Friday saw President Cyril Ramaphosa teeing off for the children of South Africa. Speaking at the Presidential Golf Challenge, Cyril had announced that the funds raised will be used in a national campaign against pit toilets.
On Monday, 11 February 2019, several stories managed to make the front page of some of the biggest newspapers in the South Africa.
Although the annual State of Nation Address went down mostly smoothly, there were a couple of moments parliament, and South Africans, were left in stitches. One of our favorite moments was Juju's swipe at Makwetla.
The art of pulling off a peaceful State of the Nation Address seems to be something President Cyril Ramaphosa has become an expert in. Briefly.co.za explores how he robbed the EFF of an opportunity to disrupt the event.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has heralded the discovery of gas off the southern Cape coast as a 'game-changer for South Africa'. Speaking at his SONA, he assured the nation that government would continue to ensure proper regulation.
South Africa was expecting an eventful evening at the SONA, with the EFF set to disrupt proceedings. However, it seems as if the party was satisfied that the president had met their demands for a peaceful evening.
Briefly decided to take a look at some of the breaking news making headlines in South African newspapers today. From "Our bones never lie!" to "Corruption: Watch this space," here are 4 headlines for Friday, 8 February 2019.
During the State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa touched on a hotly debated topic-corruption. The president laid out his plans for the rejuvenation of state agencies tasked with ensuring the countries safety.
Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at some of the stories that made headlines today, Thursday, 7 February. From more future Bosasa arrests to the NPA's new dawn - here are four of the top stories that made headlines.
An Afrikaans woman wrote a heartbreaking open letter in support of the Hoërskool Driehoek victims. She went on to highlight how South Africans came together to help the victims without causing damage to anything.
A recent survey has shown that confidence in the nations progress has flagged from what it was at the height of 'Ramaphoria'. Ahead of the SONA, the president will need to up the ante, or risk losing South Africa's confidence.
From a man who discovered a plastic bag full of R100 notes to President Cyril Ramaphosa's to-do list, Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the stories that made headlines in South Africa today. Here are five of today's headelines.
As the country prepares for this years State of the Nation Address, a person can't help but wonder if the president has kept his promises from 2018. Briefly.co.za investigates what was said, and if Cyril Ramaphosa kept his word.
Ramaphosa assures investors that those found guilty of corruption will be going to prison. This follows a letter from western nations, warning him that failure to prosecute those implicated would have adverse effects on investment
The UDM has joined the IFP in condemning Ramaphosa for attempting to shirk off the blame for the ANC's wrongdoing during the '9 wasted years'. Holomisa recently commented that negligence in the government has led SA to this point.
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