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Presidential Spokesman Says Ramaphosa Will Announce Election Date By Feb 23


President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce the date for the upcoming general and provincial elections within 15 days from tomorrow's State of the Nation Address (SONA), his spokesman Vincent Magwenya tells reporters.

  • Magwenya notes that there is "no delay" as the announcement must be made at least 90 days before the elections take place.
  • The spokesman says that tomorrow's SONA is a special one, as South Africa celebrates 30 years of its democracy and the final year of the sixth administration.

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