2016 Year in Review

EWN recalls Sona protests, snatched NMB metro and Trump shocker

There has been no shortage of demonstrations and drama this news year.

EWN reporter Xolani Koyana has been on the ground to witness many events as they've unfolded.

He recalls covering the 2016 State of the Nation Address (Sona) protests which broke into chaos, with police opening fire with stun grenades as he was reporting live on air.

As a reporter, it's so strange because you are going towards the danger.

Xolani Koyana, EWN reporter

Koyana also spent time grilling politicians in Nelson Mandela Bay about the municipal elections and service delivery in the metro, which is now run under a DA-led multiparty agreement.

Then, while in the US, he covered the reactions to the news that Donald Trump was voted president-elect.

Take a moment to listen to him recall his EWN highlights:


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