SONA seeks to accelerate implementation in 2020

2020’s SONA evinced significant energy for the implementation of a number of key structural reforms, with electricity capacity first and foremost in the drive to improve the ease of doing business in South Africa.

Improving the time taken to start a business, get water rights and other reductions in red tape were also identified in the SONA in the drive to quicken inclusive economic growth and job creation, the latter substantial enough to materially and consistently reduce the unemployment rate.