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Post-SONA 2020 | Business and markets reaction: Carolyn Weil
14 February 2020, 6:37 PM

According to President Cyril Ramaphosa, R700 billion is the amount the infatuate fund will spend investing in South Africa over the next 10 years. Financial Market analyst Carolyn Weil speaks to SABC News.

Post-SONA | Gender-based violence: Adv. Brenda Madumise
14 February 2020, 5:27 PM

Activists say President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation speech should have linked South Africa’s challenges to gender-based violence and should have grounded his speech around the fight against gender-based violence.


SABC News  speaks to Advocate Brenda Madumise, the director of women’s empower organisation, Wise 4 Afrika.


Ramaphosa expresses disappointment over EFF’s SONA disruptions
14 February 2020, 5:11 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed disappointment about the delays caused by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) during the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday evening.


#SONA2020 hits and misses: Lee-Anne Bac
14 February 2020, 4:36 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address unsurprisingly focused on the economy.


The local economy is faced with serious challenges leading to low growth, low investments and high unemployment levels. The President says steps are being taken to turn the picture around and set the economy on a growth trajectory. He says capacity is being built in the Presidency and elsewhere in the state to fast-track progress on a clear list of urgent reforms.


SABC News speaks to  Lee-Anne Bac, Director Tourism Specialist Unit at BDO South Africa.




Cosatu reacts to #SONA2020
14 February 2020, 4:18 PM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has reacted to the 2020 State of the Nation Address. In a statement COSATU said, the speech succeeded in identifying the shortcomings that have led to low economic growth. For more, we are now joined from our Sea Point studios by Matthew Parks Cosatu Parliamentary Coordinator.




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