Parliament says it has managed to cut the budget for the state of the nation address (Sona) to about R2m from just over R9m five years ago.

Briefing the media on the state of readiness for next Thursday’s Sona, which will mark the official opening of SA’s sixth democratic parliament, deputy speaker Lechesa Tsenoli said indications are that the national legislature will spend significantly less than the budgeted figure...

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