WATCH: The 2017 State of the Nation Address by President Jacob Zuma

Watch President Jacob Zuma’s fourth State of the Nation Address, given on Thursday, 9 February 2017. 

Final preparations being made at the Parliament precinct in Cape Town for the 2017 State of the Nation address by President Jacob Zuma on 9 February 2017. Taking inspiration from struggle stalwart OR Tambo, Zuma in his speech called on South Africans to unite and move the country forward. (Photo: GCIS)

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President Jacob Zuma gave his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament on Thursday, 9 February at 7pm. The theme for Zuma’s fourth SONA was “The year of Oliver Reginald Tambo: unity in action together moving South Africa forward”.

South African President looks at members of the South African Parliament during his 2017 State of the Nation address, given on 9 February 2017. (Image: GCIS)

The address was Zuma’s fourth SONA to the joint sitting of the two houses of Parliament – National Assembly and National Council of Provinces – since he was re-elected in May 2014.

WATCH a video of the President’s 2017 State of the Nation address below.

Source: GCIS