Following the State Of The Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, on 7 February 2019, Ornico analysed both the media and social media coverage around this annual event. South African media were highly vocal before and after SONA, which is covered in greater detail in the SONA Media Coverage Report. It can be downloaded here.

This infographic provides key media themes on SONA including #SONA2019 conversations on Twitter, which are geographically tagged as being in South Africa as the time of this research. Brand Intelligence® firm, Ornico, analysed conversations from 1 February 2019 until 12 February 2019, across leading media and social media sources to provide a sense of how this year’s SONA influenced opinions. This was extracted from Ornico’s social media listening and online reputation monitoring software.

Please have a look at the infographic below for high-level themes and topics:

SONA 2019 Infographic | #SONA2019
SONA 2019 Infographic | #SONA2019

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Mongezi Mtati, Marketing Manager at OrnicoGroup

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