Wednesday, December 6, 2023

A charming State of the Nation Address, delivered by a nervous and frightened body!

When it comes to the State of the Nation Address (SONA), everybody has an opinion about its relevance, content and awfulness. For the most part, the SONAs have been known for their verbose, for being muddled and for their lack of focus.

Critics have always lambasted the President Dr Masisi including his predecessors for awful SONAs, full of junk and blatantly incoherent. In all fairness, such criticism could not be said to have been concocted by political adversaries and some lousy armchair critics because in recent times the SONAs have been reduced to a kind of a recitation of popular verses.

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