The matter of assassination plots

By Andile Mngxitama The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) yesterday released a statement on the planned assassination of Julius Malema during Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday night. In terms of the statement the said assassination was planned to be executed during the “moments of chaos” when the party would have been removed …

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 …

#SONA2017: Whites benefit the most from R500  billion government budget 

By Andile Mngxitama In the State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Jacob Zuma revealed a commitment by government to use a combination of instruments to contribute to economic liberation. In particular, the president pointed out that the government would “utilise to the maximum, the strategic levers that are available to the state”. The president …