State of the Nation Address

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The State of the Nation Address, at the annual opening of Parliament, is an address to the nation by the President of the Republic of South Africa. The President addresses a joint sitting of the two houses of Parliament, the National Assembly (NA) and the National Council of Provinces (NCOP). It focuses on the current political and socio-economic state of the nation.

2016

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2015

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2014

Because 2014 was an election year, a second State of the Nation Address took place in June after the national and provincial elections.

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