Soldiers during apartheid's heyday were mainly ceremonial - Prof Nick Binedell

If you think back to the apartheid state and its heyday; soldiers were primarily ceremonial.

Professor Nick Binedell

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his yearly State of the Nation Address (Sona) in Parliament on Thursday.

He is scheduled to begin at 7:00pm.

The theme for this year’s Sona is “The Year of Oliver Reginald Tambo: Unity in Action Together Moving South Africa Forward”.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Gordon Institute of Business Science’s Professor Nick Binedell.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

The government is under siege.

Professor Nick Binedell

It will be interesting to see how far he pushes the radical economic transformation agenda.

Professor Nick Binedell

We can only transform the economy if there is growth.

Professor Nick Binedell

Last year the economic focus of the speech was unusual.

Professor Nick Binedell

Pravin Gordhan is a key player in our reputation; both locally and internationally.

Professor Nick Binedell

We’ve lost the framework we had 20 years ago.

Professor Nick Binedell

The middleclass is energised.

Professor Nick Binedell

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