President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address - what’s at stake for us?

(Also read "9 promises President Jacob Zuma made at the 2015 State of the Nation Address".)

On Thursday (11 February) President Jacob Zuma will deliver his State of The Nation Address in a joint sitting at Parliament.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Political Analyst Ralph Mathekga.

Mathekga spoke about what’s at stake for the country.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

I label this week ‘The Week of the Long Knives’!

Ralph Mathekga

Jacob Zuma has been weakened. But he has to be strong.

Ralph Mathekga

Are we going to have disruptions? If he manages to deliver his speech I think people will listen. This State of the Nation is very important. The stakes are quite high.

Ralph Mathekga

One way or another – Jacob Zuma’s administration will come to an end.

Ralph Mathekga

The President betrayed Parliament and he betrayed the Police Minister.

Ralph Mathekga

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