NEWS ANALYSIS: State of the nation address has to be more than just talk
President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to unveil a clear action plan for Eskom, SAA and the issue of land
South Africans know better than to expect “shock and awe” in Thursday’s state of the nation address.
Since the beginning of 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa has been on a roadshow, delivering big speeches and announcing his broad intentions for the country. It started with the ANC’s January 8 anniversary celebrations in Durban, and the first major set piece was the February state of the nation address.