Blow by blow: President Jacob Zuma’s 2015 State of the Nation Address

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South African President Jacob Zuma's 2015 State of the Nation Address was marred by ugly confrontations inside and outside Parliament, the expulsion of some opposition MPs, a walkout by others and the strange discovery of an apparent cellphone jamming device. We fact-checked it live.

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  1. By James

    The SONA transcript in the link above is incomplete.

    “Government will also provide 5000 housing opportunities for Military veterans. Government will also work to eradicate the backlog of title deeds for pre and post 1994 housing stock”

    After the first sentence, the president chuckled and said “ngi-Veteran nam”… A clear jibe at Nkandla critics.

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