Presidcent Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his innaugarul SONA address in Parliament. His powerful speech was full of rhetoric promising a new dawn for South Africa.
His speech was performed with almost no interuptions, even the EFF sat attentively while Ramaphosa spoke at length about where the country was and where he wanted to take it.
The ANC has gone through two weeks of dramatic changes which culmintated in the resignation of Jacob Zuma as president of South Africa. This has resulted in an entirely new atmosphere Parliament, absent of the hostility which had been the order of the day in the past.
Briefly.co.za learned from Twitter users expressed how they felt about the SONA, some of them missed the drama which was often the highlight of such occasions according to huffingtonpost.co.za.
Before the SONA was marked by walk-outs, fiery out bursts and threats of violence.
Some users were delighted with the change in atmosphere at the SONA others craved the hysteria and drama that the EFF often caused.
Unemployment and Jacob Zuma's promise of free education were highlights for some users.
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