State of the Nation Address 2022

State of the Nation Address 2022

Leave No One Behind Leave No One Behind

Celebrating 25 Years: The Constitution

Celebrating 25 Years: The Constitution

The 25-year anniversary of our Constitution reminds us that it is our actions that give power to the promises and fundamental rights enshrined in this vital document.

In his 2022 State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Cyril Ramaphosa outlined a programme of action to unite government, business, labour and communities behind the shared goal of ensuring that the constitutional rights of all South Africans are realised – leaving no one behind.

Find out more about our plans and commitments below.

Access to education

To open the doors to higher learning and ensure no one is left behind, we continue to invest in financial support for students from poor and working-class backgrounds.

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Find out more about our efforts to improve access to higher education and training.

Children’s rights

Children are among the most vulnerable members of our society. Safeguarding their rights is vital, including the rights to social protection and adequate nutrition.

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Find out more about our work to promote the wellbeing and development of children.

Early childhood development

Early learning paves the way for children’s success at school and beyond. This is why we are working to ensure universal access to early childhood development (ECD) by 2030.

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Find out more about our efforts to meet the learning needs of South Africa’s children.


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