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SONA 2021: Opposition parties outline what they expect from Ramaphosa's address

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President Cyril Ramaphosa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa.
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The story: Opposition parties believe President Cyril Ramaphosa should use his State of the Nationa Address to provide practical solutions to the country's problems, rather than "unattainable fantasies".

The details: Parties say Ramaphosa needs to focus on economic recovery, as well as whether local government elections go ahead. in 2021.

The background: Ramaphosa is set to deliver his address at 19:00 on Thursday, during a time of economic instability and other concerns brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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