SA president address interrupted by protest

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2023 state of the nation address was interrupted by jeering from one opposition party leading to chaos in parliament in Cape Town.

As he stood up to start the speech a group of MPs attempted to drown out his speech, before being asked to leave the house.

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A group of MPs from the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) then attempted to storm the stage, with some carrying placards, and were forced out by security guards in dramatic scenes.

Procedures were then suspended.

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