Africa Check confirms President got most of his facts right

Africa Check senior researcher, Kate Wilkinson, says most claims made by President Jacob Zuma in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) were correct.

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Soldier deployment at #SONA2017 related to terror threats - Defence

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