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How the rand reacted to the 2016 State of the Nation Address.

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9 promises President Jacob Zuma made at the 2015 State of the Nation Address.

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Standard Bank Chief Economist Goolam Ballim discusses the real state of the nation. A dark cloud, sure, but with a definite silver lining too...

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Why President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address was so closely watched, and what’s at stake for South Africa.

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