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
SONA 2017 2017
SOPA 2017 2017
SONA 2016 2016
SOPA 2016 2016
SONA 2015 2015
SOPA 2015 2015
SONA June 2014 2014
SOPA June 2014 2014
SOPA 2014 2014
SONA 2014 2014
SOPA Feb 2014 2014
SOPA 2013 2013
SONA 2013 2013
SOPA 2012 2012
SONA 2012 2012
SOPA 2011 2011
SOPA 2010 2010
SONA 2010 2010
SONA 2009 (B) 2009
SONA 2009 (A) 2009
SOPA 2009 2009
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