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SONA: Zuma's vision for a stronger state-controlled economy

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Cape Town – The vision for a much stronger state-controlled South African economy took centre-stage in President Jacob Zuma’s 2017 State of the Nation Address delivered in Parliament on Thursday evening. 

The speech, which was delivered amid unprecedentedly tight security inside and outside of Parliament and a spat between ANC members and the EFF and the DA that saw the two opposition parties leaving the house, was scant on detail about South Africa’s controversial nuclear deal and the future of the troubled state-owned enterprises. 

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