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South Africans excitedly waiting for President Ramaphosa’s SONA

Ramaphosa was elected President at a sitting in the National Assembly after the resignation of President Jacob Zuma Thursday.

South Africans excitedly waiting for President Ramaphosa’s SONA

Ramaphosa was elected President at a sitting in the National Assembly after the resignation of President Jacob Zuma Thursday.

16 February 2018 Friday 10:31
South Africans excitedly waiting for President Ramaphosa’s SONA

South Africans are preparing to receive the State of the Nation Address from the incoming president Cyril Ramaphosa, Friday.

Sources say SONA’s preparations is on track for today evening.

Ramaphosa was elected President at a sitting in the National Assembly after the resignation of President Jacob Zuma Thursday.

Media sources said the South Africa National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise chairing a joint programming committee meeting on Thursday to discuss logistics around Friday's planned SONA.

Parliament's acting secretary Penelope Tyawa, gave a breakdown of plans for the SONA after Jacob Zuma officially resigned as president and Parliament has received the letter.

SMSes have been sent to all invited guests and the guest list was reconciled at 11:00 and the accreditation process was kept the same as it was originally.

Plans are in place to accommodate all the outside broadcasting vans on the precinct, which is being administered by the Department of Public Works.

"It's all systems go," Tyawa said.

Azania Post

Updated: 16.02.2018 11:19
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