[WATCH] President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers the 2018 SONA

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President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his maiden State of the Nation Address in the National Assembly, a speech that is expected to focus on pulling the nation together.

The speech is expected to address the economic challenges the country is facing currently. The President is likely to shed some light on how he intends to address the challenge of unemployment -focusing mainly on the youth.

Members of Parliament elected Ramaphosa unopposed following Jacob Zuma’s resignation on Wednesday evening.

He was officially sworn in as South Africa’s President on Thursday afternoon.