Is SA descending into a new season of anarchy?

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Is SA descending into a new season of anarchy?

Members of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party object as South African President Cyril Ramaphosa attempts to deliver his State of the Nation address at parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham

The National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces joint sitting to listen to the state of the nation address by President Cyril Ramaphosa turned into pandemonium.

Are we heralding a new season of anarchy in our country – the destruction of parliamentary decorum and all the nuts and bolts that keep government’s functionality neat and tight? Are we replacing political order and political authority with revolution or violence, and turning the serious business of government into a circus? For nearly 90 minutes on Thursday evening, it looked like order had been suspended in our country and that lawlessness had taken over. The National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces joint sitting to listen to the state of the nation address (Sona) by President Cyril Ramaphosa...



 


 

 

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