SONA 2021: Five things your business needs to know

President Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address this year was a subdued affair, and many commentators have been left unimpressed by his policy announcements. However, the President shared some glimmers of hope that can boost private sector growth in the coming years. Here are five key takeaways from SONA 2021 that are likely to affect […]

Zoom into SONA 2021: a muted affair?

The National Assembly at Parliament, SONA 2019

The traditionally glitzy start to South Africa’s political year at the State of the Nation Address (SONA) will be a more subdued affair in 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Scheduled to take place on 11 February at 7pm, this year’s ceremonial joint sitting of Parliament will see most attendees participating from their homes rather […]