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Time to seek the real state of nations

February 11, 2017


This week brought us, in South Africa, another State of the Nation address (SONA) and, like its predecessors, it will probably be best remembered for the fashion parade on parliament’s red carpet and the punch up on the floor of paliament. There was also the usual post speech analysis of what was seen generally as […]

Avoiding the real state of the SA nation

February 20, 2016


South Africa's State of the Nation Address (SONA) on February 11 and the subsequent debates all seem long on rhetoric and somewhat short on realistic plans that take cognisance of the world of the 21st Century.