South Africa: Zuma Unpacks State of the Nation


President Jacob Zuma shed light on infrastructure and health challenges, education, the slow progress of land reform and other serious challenges facing the nation state.
South Africa: State of the Nation Address 2012

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This year's State of the Nation Address has seen parliamentarians and government officials attending the event in colorful clothing. Parliamentary ...

  • South Africa:  Zuma Details Massive Infrastructure Spend

    BuaNews, 9 February 2012

    South Africa will spend billions of rands over the coming years on new infrastructure, with the government to focus on building rail, road, and economic links in five regions in ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Empowerment Through Fashion

    allAfrica.com, 10 February 2012

    Glamour prevailed at the 2012 State of the Nation Address as distinguished members of Parliament opted to showcase local designers. read more »

  • South Africa:  State Has the Money to Fund Infrastructure - Gordhan

    BuaNews, 9 February 2012

    South Africa has the money to spend on the infrastructure projects in the five regions outlined by President Jacob Zuma in his State of the Nation Address tonight, the Minister of ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Health, Education Upbeat About 2012

    BuaNews, 9 February 2012

    Stakeholders in the health and education sectors are upbeat about what lies ahead in 2012. read more »

  • South Africa:  Pace of Land Redistribution Slow - Zuma

    BuaNews, 9 February 2012

    Land redistribution in South Africa has been slow at only 8% of the government's target of 30% by 2014, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Housing Finance Help On the Way - Zuma

    BuaNews, 9 February 2012

    President Jacob Zuma had good news for people who are struggling to secure finance for housing during his State of the Nation Address on Thursday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Help On the Way for Ngobi Community

    BuaNews, 9 February 2012

    Mmatsheko Pine from the Ngobi area in Hammanskraal will be pleased to know that the President has answered her call and help is on the way to fix the water problem in her area. read more »

  • South Africa:  Govt's Intervention in Education Pays Off

    BuaNews, 9 February 2012

    Government's interventions in the fight against poverty and inequality and to keep learners in school seem to be paying off, says President Jacob Zuma. read more »

  • South Africa:  More Jobs Created in 2011

    BuaNews, 9 February 2012

    President Jacob Zuma says signs were starting to emerge that South Africa was winning the war against unemployment. read more »

  • South Africa:  Greenpeace Criticizes Zuma on Energy

    Greenpeace International, 10 February 2012

    In his annual State of the Nation address this evening, President Zuma showed a total disregard for sustainable energy, asking citizens to save power until the two coal-fired power ... read more »

  • South Africa:  State of the Nation Address 2012

    BuaNews, 9 February 2012

    State of the Nation Address By His Excellency Jacob G Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa on the occasion of the Joint Sitting Of Parliament, Cape Town, 9 February ... read more »