Business Awaits South African Leader's Speech


In the lead up to the State of the Nation address, business leaders and politicians have expressed hope that President Jacob Zuma will lay out plans to develop infrastructure, tackle unemployment and boost investor confidence.
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President Jacob Zuma puts the final touches on his 2012 State of the Nation Address (file photo).

  • South Africa:  Zuma Must Bring Certainty, Hope - Mulder

    South African Press Association, 13 February 2013

    President Jacob Zuma must use his state-of-the-nation address to bring South Africans certainty and hope for the future, Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder said on Wednesday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Parliament's Hosting of the 2013 State of the Nation Address

    South African Government, 13 February 2013

    This year's State of the Nation Address will again take place in the evening to enable people to tune in to proceedings, which will be broadcast live. read more »

  • South Africa:  E.TV to Screen State of the Nation Address Tomorrow

    Biz-Community, 13 February 2013

    eNCA and e.tv will screen build-up to the State of the Nation address on Thursday, 14 February 2013, from 12pm onwards. It will also be broadcast on eNCA (DStv Channel 403) and in ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Zuma Must Use Sona to Appoint SIU Head

    Democratic Alliance, 12 February 2013

    A big question for Thursday's State of the Nation Address is whether President Zuma will use the opportunity to end over a year of uncertainty and mismanagement in the Special ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Eyes Right for Sona 2013

    Parliament of South Africa, 11 February 2013

    A lick of paint here and there, sprucing up the trees, fresh posters and other hurried preparations are in evidence at Parliament as workers prepare for this week's State of the ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Business Looks to Zuma's Address

    SouthAfrica.info, 12 February 2013

    South African business will be looking to President Jacob Zuma's 2013 State of the Nation Address (Sona) to spell out out how the private sector can play a greater role in the ... read more »

  • South Africa:  City of Cape Town Advises Public of Road Closures for Opening of Parliament

    South African Government, 11 February 2013

    The Opening of Parliament takes place on Thursday, 14 February 2013 at 19:00. There will be rehearsals on Monday 11 February and Tuesday 12 February 2013. Parliament has requested ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Presidency Gears Up for the State of the Nation Address (SONA)

    South African Government, 10 February 2013

    Preparations are advanced at the Presidency for the delivery of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Jacob Zuma on the 14th of February to a joint sitting of ... read more »

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  • South Africa:  Presidency Gears Up for SONA

    Biz-Community, 11 February 2013

    Preparations are well underway at the Presidency for the delivery of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Jacob Zuma on 14 February to a joint sitting of Parliament. read more »

  • South Africa:  Presidency Rejects Mischievous Rumour

    South African Government, 10 February 2013

    The Presidency has noted the carefully orchestrated rumour published by most Sunday newspapers today that President Jacob Zuma is to relieve the Minister of Communications, Ms Dina ... read more »

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