WATCH LIVE: MPs debate Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressing Parliament in his first State of the Nation Address (Ruvan Boshoff/Reuters)

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressing Parliament in his first State of the Nation Address (Ruvan Boshoff/Reuters)

Members of Parliament will spend Monday debating President Cyril Ramaphosa’s February 16 State of the Nation Address (Sona). 

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The president’s speech made several bold promises among which were to unify South Africans, trim a bloated cabinet and fight corruption at state owned enterprises and in the private sector too.

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Ramaphosa was elected president of the republic by Parliament on Thursday, February 15 after former president Jacob Zuma resigned the day before. 

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