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Parliament rejects Sona R11 million cost claim as ‘one-sided and misleading’

Parliament on Sunday rejected as “selective analysis, one-sided, and misleading allegations” that the institution spent over R11 million in organising and staging President Jacob Zuma’s state-of-the-nation (Sona) address on February 9. “Premier annual events held in Cape Town like Sona pump millions of rands into the economy of the City of Cape Town and the […]

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#SONA2017: Radical transformation of the economy is a farce, says Afribusiness

CAPE TOWN, February 10 (ANA) – President Jacob Zuma’s 2017 State of the Nation Address (Sona) would be remembered for his “passive economic message” along with flying fists between parliamentary officials and members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), ⁠⁠⁠AfriBusiness said on Friday. Zuma delivered the Sona during a joint sitting of National Assembly and […]