Sona and Sopa Speeches

At the start of each year the Premier delivers an opening or state of the province address (SOPA). This outlines government policy and direction for the year and also identifies specific goals and targets. The President of South Africa also delivery an opening address know as the State of the Nation Address (SONA). Please click on the relevant files below to access the transcriptions of these speeches.
Speech pdf Date
PDF icon SOPA 2019 2019
PDF icon SONA 2019 2019
PDF icon SONA 2018 2018
PDF icon SOPA 2018 2018
PDF icon SONA 2017 2017
PDF icon SOPA 2017 2017
PDF icon SONA 2016 2016
PDF icon SOPA 2016 2016
PDF icon SONA 2015 2015
PDF icon SOPA 2015 2015
PDF icon SONA June 2014 2014
PDF icon SOPA June 2014 2014
PDF icon SONA 2014 2014
PDF icon SOPA Feb 2014 2014
PDF icon SOPA 2013 2013
PDF icon SONA 2013 2013
PDF icon SOPA 2012 2012
PDF icon SONA 2012 2012
PDF icon SOPA 2011 2011
PDF icon SOPA 2010 2010
PDF icon SONA 2010 2010
PDF icon SONA 2009 (B) 2009
PDF icon SONA 2009 (A) 2009
PDF icon SOPA 2009 2009
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