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The National Assembly sat for ten hours today, as parliamentarians debated President Cyril Ramaphosa’s maiden State of the Nation Address. All political parties took part, fielding their MP’s from both the NCOP and National Assembly. For more news, visit: sabcnews.com Share on: WhatsApp

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Africa


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Business


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Opinion


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  • Sports Weekend Preview | 16 February 2018

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Politics


  • [FULL SPEECH] Thandeka Mbabama: 2018 SONA Debate

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World Headlines

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