Speaker Thandi Modise is crossing fingers for a peaceful SONA 2020, free of any disruptions  IOLView Full coverage on Google News
While the National Assembly Speaker hopes for an incident free SONA 2020, opposition parties have also criticised the EFF ...While the National Assembly Speaker hopes for an incident free SONA 2020, opposition parties have also criticised the EFF ...

If the preparations for the State of the Nation Address is anything to go by, the reduced costs of this year's event will not lead to a reduction in military pomp. If the preparations for the State of the Nation Address is anything to go by, the reduced costs of this year's event will not lead to a reduction in military pomp.

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The Citizen brings you breaking news, current affairs, celebrity and entertainment news, as well as sport news throughout the day. More news. Your way.'We are aware that there is a threat to not make us start in time,' Thandi Modise said. 'We think we are not overly worried.'

NA Speaker Modise shares her biggest concern for Sona – The Citizen

Another State of the Nation Address, another threat from the EFF to disrupt the event. Time, then, to brush up on our knowledge of the rules of Parliament. Not that it is likely the speech (or any disruption of it) will make much of a difference to anything – except perhaps, to the egos of th...Another State of the Nation Address, another threat from the EFF to disrupt the event. Time, then, to brush up on our knowledge of the rules of Parliament. Not that it is likely the speech (or any disruption of it) will make much of a difference to anything – except perhaps, to the egos of the politicians and members of the political class invested in the spectacle. And so it goes.

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“Pre-SONA Youth Dialogue #SONA2020 #YouthToTheFront https://t.co/XfQPG5QMqX”

Cyril Ramaphosa 🇿🇦 on Twitter: "Pre-SONA Youth Dialogue #SONA2020 #YouthToTheFront https://t.co/XfQPG5QMqX"

“Pre #SONA2020 mobilization in Eastridge in Mitchell’s Plain engaging residents on SONA Commitments and encouraging them to tune in at 7pm to listen to President @CyrilRamaphosa deliver the State of the Nation Address. #SONA2020”

Minister Jackson Mthembu on Twitter: "Pre #SONA2020 mobilization in Eastridge in Mitchell’s Plain engaging residents on SONA Commitments and encouraging them to tune in at 7pm to listen to President @CyrilRamaphosa deliver the State of the Nation Address. #SONA2020… https://t.co/SSKM92jEbY"

“Dear @CyrilRamaphosa we need more than empty promises in the #SONA2020. No more summits. No more conferences. No more talk shops. Sikhathele. What we need are clear commitments to action plans to catalyze economic growth. https://t.co/Hc1QloTVMk”

Mmusi Maimane on Twitter: "Dear @CyrilRamaphosa we need more than empty promises in the #SONA2020. No more summits. No more conferences. No more talk shops. Sikhathele. What we need are clear commitments to action plans to catalyze economic growth.… https://t.co/K3qunHkCON"

“Happy #SONA day #SouthAfrica. A crucial day of messaging from @CyrilRamaphosa. (Although, knowing South African twitter, I'm also looking forward to the memes.) #SONA2020 https://t.co/u38I4dv7hx”

Serena A. Chaudhry on Twitter: "Happy #SONA day #SouthAfrica. A crucial day of messaging from @CyrilRamaphosa. (Although, knowing South African twitter, I'm also looking forward to the memes.) #SONA2020… https://t.co/ibYscLc5jG"

Both the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and South African white supremacists cannot stand being in the same room as former president FW de Klerk.Both the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and South African white supremacists cannot stand being in the same room as former president FW de Klerk.

Here's one thing the EFF has in common with right-wing Afrikaners