SONA debate, performance to implement Stellenbosch agenda

Image credit: SABC News By Andile Mngxitama Thus far what I have observed in the SONA debate is ideological concurrence. The disagreements are matters of emphasis and implementation. Ideologically parliament is essentially one. It’s family disagreements that we are seeing, both figuratively and literally. Parliament is all performance and no substance. The effect of it …

Parliament lied President Zuma will attend SONA

President Jacob Zuma. Picture credit: cogta.gov.za By BO Staff Writer Earlier today Parliament confirmed that President Zuma will attend the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday. Zuma’s attorneys subsequently issued a statement confirming that their client did receive an invitation to the SONA and that the Director-General in the Presidency had been advised …

Malema’s empty threats to occupy Rupert’s properties, disrupt SONA & march against WMC

Image credit: iAfrica By BO Staff Writer Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has threatened to occupy Johann Rupert’s properties this year; disrupt SONA should Pravin Gordhan not be fired by this Thursday; occupy financial institutions, banks and other white monopoly (WMC) entities to demand “equal treatment of black people”; and occupy the OR …

VIDEO: President Jacob Zuma responds to SONA debate

By BO Staff Writer Today in parliament, President Jacob Zuma responded to statements made by Members of Parliament (MPs) who debated, over two days, his State of the Nation Address (SONA) which was delivered last week. The reply covers a wide spectrum of subjects, including land return, racism, and the radical transformation of the South …