South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will address parliament and the country by laying out the plans, policy, and challenges for 2019. The country’s political leaders will meet on Thursday, at the Parliament buildings in Cape Town for the State of the Nation Adress (SONA).
The national address will mark the opening of parliament for the year and is also expected to be met with disruptions as opposition parties.
It is hoped that the 2019 State of the Nation Adress will outline impactful objectives that the government will achieve. According to the thesouthafrican.com, the economy, high levels of unemployment, challenges facing the health system, land reform, service delivery, and foreign investment are some of the key issues many will be looking at the President to address.
The SONA will be broadcasted on SABC, ENCA, as well live streamed on Parliament YouTube Channels. This 2019 address is important as SA will be having Presidential elections.
By Mokgethi Mtezuka