President Cyril Ramaphosa kept his feet firmly on the ground in his 2020 state of the nation address (Sona), ditching last year’s smart cities and bullet trains and focusing on the “stark reality” facing the country.  

He declared that his government would use 2020 to “focus on the fundamentals”, centring his address on Thursday on inclusive economic growth by primarily outlining ways to address the energy crisis. ..

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