SONA 2019: Here are the highlights and reactions

- | 12 months ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) during a joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament (National Assembly and National Council of Provinces).

Former President Jacob Zuma was nowhere to be found, which perhaps contributed to the very mild proceedings compared to previous years. Politicians from different political parties donned their best attire to walk the red carpet in true SONA tradition as they gathered to hear the plans and policies for the upcoming year.

The theme for this year’s SONA is: “Following up on our commitments: Making Your Future Work Better”.

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