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Budget Speech summarised

Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene summarises his budget speech.

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Spy cables

It has emerged, through Al-Jazeera, that the South African government has left secrets exposed to foreign espionage.

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A taxing budget

Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene preempts an increase in taxation.

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Undecipherable

The president clears up the confusion around his comments about foreigners buying land in South Africa.

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Balls of…

At the State Of The Nation Address debate in parliament, the DA’s Mmusi Maimane pulls no punches.

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A laughing matter

The president has been laughing at (almost) everything, lately.

UPDATE: Coincidentally, today’s front page of The Times is similar to my cartoon.

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Scrambled signal

And the channel doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon.

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Pissing on his grave

Where is South Africa headed?

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State of the economy

In South Africa, lots of things are in a state. Especially the economy.

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Watching the State Of The Nation Address

My sentiments are much the same. In fact, they are identical.

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State Of Emergency Address

The president attempts to address the nation.

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Meanwhile, over at Eskom

Who is in control of things?

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Load shedding stages

The four stages of Eskom’s load shedding.

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Power hassles

This is obviously a reference to “the night of the long blackout“.

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Playing that card

When in doubt, play the race card. Works every time.

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The state of the nation

South Africans give the presidency topics for Jacob Zuma’s State Of The Nation Address.

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Profit of doom

Where are the naysayers now?

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Reserve Bank holds interest rate

There is only so much the South African Reserve Bank can do.