From every vantage point, the state of the nation address in 2021 was the most difficult for any modern-day SA president given the unusual challenges.

Resuscitating the economy after years of maladministration and corruption was always going to be a difficult task given the reforms urgently required, but combining that with the need to inspire recovery from the health effects of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic has raised the stakes...

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