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How Twitter reacted to the #SONA2016

Twitter is always 'LIT' (very active) around the time of the State of the Nation Address... this year, however, we see an increase in the total number of tweets #SONA2016 - an average of 404 tweets per minute!

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Veterans and ANC not on same page about terms of consultative conference

Veterans and ANC not on same page about terms of consultative conference

ANC vets want civil society groups present at the consultative conference, which they want held separately from another meeting.

Top SABC journos applauded for brave testimony

Top SABC journos applauded for brave testimony

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If you're gona be a hero (and smash a car window), make sure you can prove harm

If you're gona be a hero (and smash a car window), make sure you can prove harm

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#SONA2016: 'It wasn’t an elevated speech, just the usual template'

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#Sona2016: Comedian Eugene Khoza 'rises on point of order'

Comedian Eugene Khoza has a field day poking fun at politicians ahead of #Sona2016.

President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address - what’s at stake for us?

President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address - what’s at stake for us?

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