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SONA 2021: Ramaphosa thin on vaccine details, heavy on business

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President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his State of the Nation address in parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, February 11, 2021. Esa Alexander/Pool via REUTERS
President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his State of the Nation address in parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, February 11, 2021. Esa Alexander/Pool via REUTERS

Glossing over government's plan to vaccinate the nation to beat Covid-19, President Cyril Ramaphosa focused on South Africa's economic recovery from the pandemic in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) in a thinly populated National Assembly chamber on Thursday evening.

Drawing inspiration from former president Nelson Mandela and the Cape floral kingdom's fynbos, Ramaphosa sought to inspire South Africans in the face of much hardship.

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