SONA 2020 | The pomp, the savings, the imbongi and the threats

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parliamentofrsa (@parliamentofrsa) on Feb 11, 2020 at 10:12am PST Languages for poetry are considered on a rotational basis to give all South African languages a fair and equal opportunity.

With two days to go, preparations for #Sona2020 are well and truly underway in and around Parliament. @TeamNews24— Jan Gerber (@gerbjan) February 11, 2020Threats of disruptionAs was customary during the Fifth Parliament, the EFF is heading to SONA threatening to disrupt proceedings.

With former president Jacob Zuma out of the picture, it has turned its wrath on Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan against whom it has had a vendetta since late 2018, around about the time its own financial dealings came under scrutiny in the wake of the VBS Bank scandal.

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