ANALYSIS: SONA 2019, Take Two, coming under a dark cloud of economic nonperformance and ANC factional fractures

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday delivers his second State of the Nation Address in just over four months with an election in between. Since his February address, economic data has been dreadful, state-owned entities such as Eskom and SAA haemorrhaged billions, and the governing ANC spats over the South African Reserve Bank and broader economic policy have unsettled the rand, investors and governance. Thursday’s address is a tough test....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Tuesday, 18 June