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Political analyst says SONA was an election stump speech [SOUND]

# Political analyst, Daniel Silke, says the state of the nation address was ultimately an election stump speech from a president whose term has lurched from mediocre to at worst miserable and damaging. Opposition parties have criticised president Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech saying it devoided reality and was a failed attempt to launch the ANC’s general election manifesto. Silke says Ramaphosa was forced to provide a historical defence of the ruling party’s record because the opportunity for tangible current successes have been squandered:

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