Explainer: How Ramaphosa neutralized Julius Malema with his SONA

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- briefly.co.za | 4 months ago

While Julius Malema is adamant that the president avoided chaos by addressing the EFF's demands, there was still a huge chance the party would disrupt the event regardless.

Briefly.co.za explores how Cyril Ramaphosa kept the red berets at bay. People who had tuned in for this years State of the Nation Address for the anticipated EFF disruption were left disappointed last nightPresident Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his speech with minimal interruption and expertly negotiated one of the most peaceful State of the Nation addresses in recent years.

His carefully crafted words had managed to keep Julius Malema and the EFF in their seats for most of the two-hour delivery.

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