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Posts Tagged ‘President Jacob Zuma’

  • SONA 2015

    Social media takes aim at SONA 2015

    February 13, 2015 • Features, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Social media takes aim at SONA 2015

    On Thursday 12 February 2015, according to Eye Witness News (EWN), President Jacob Zuma delivered his State of the Nation Address (SONA) in South Africa despite a walkout by the DA, the expulsion off EFF MPs, and threats of court action after cell phone...

  • #zumamustfall

    State of the Nation Address: affordable broadband coming to SA

    June 17, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on State of the Nation Address: affordable broadband coming to SA

    South African president, Jacob Zuma, stated during his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) that, “the government will endeavor to modernise, expand and increase affordability of information and communications infrastructure. Included in this will...

  • Free Wi-Fi areas for South Africans – Zuma

    January 13, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Free Wi-Fi areas for South Africans – Zuma

    South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma unveiled the African National Congress’s 2014 election manifesto in Nelspruit, South Africa over the weekend. During the event President Zuma announced that the ruling party would endeavour to provide the nation with...

  • Nelson Mandela dies, social media reacts

    December 6, 2013 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Nelson Mandela dies, social media reacts

    “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father,” said South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma late on Thursday night. The President made the tearful announcement that former President Nelson Mandela has passed away at his house in...

  • SKA scientist receives National Order

    April 28, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SKA scientist receives National Order

    South Africa’s Minister of Science and Technology Derek Hanekom congratulated three South African scientists upon receiving their National Orders from President Jacob Zuma on Freedom Day, 27 April 2013. Prof Glenda Grey, Prof Quaraisha Abdool Karim and Dr...

  • South Africa and EU could collaborate on science, technology and innovation

    September 27, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa and EU could collaborate on science, technology and innovation

    South Africa’s efforts to use science and technological for poverty alleviation were celebrated at an event organised on the side-lines of the 5th South Africa-European Union (SA-EU) Summit in Brussels, Belgium. President Jacob Zuma led a government...