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#SONA2017: Radical transformation of the economy is a farce, says Afribusiness

CAPE TOWN, February 10 (ANA) – President Jacob Zuma’s 2017 State of the Nation Address (Sona) would be remembered for his “passive economic message” along with flying fists between parliamentary officials and members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), ⁠⁠⁠AfriBusiness said on Friday. Zuma delivered the Sona during a joint sitting of National Assembly and […]

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Maimane tears into ANC, calling it ‘morally and intellectually dead’

Despite the DA not being physically removed from Parliament, Maimane appeared to speak of solidarity with the EFF, saying opposition parties needed to defend each other. – Weekly Xposé Reporter – Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane lashed out at the African National Congress (ANC) on Friday morning, calling the ruling party morally and intellectually […]

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#SONA2017 Defence Minister says State asserted authority by removing WFF

PARLIAMENT, February 9 (ANA) – Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said the state asserted its authority when it physically and violently removed Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MPs from the National Assembly chamber for disrupting President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address (Sona) on Thursday night. “Even though you have the right to express your views…but […]