Premier Sisi Ntombela delivers 2020 State of the Province Address in Bloemfontein, 25 Feb

State of the Province Address details update: February 2020

The Speaker of the Free State Legislature has convened the Official Opening of the Legislature to take place on the 25th February 2020, following consultation with the Premier. On that day, the Premier of the Free State, Honourable. S.H Ntombela will deliver the State of the Province Address.

The State of the Province Address is an important platform for the government to report about what has been achieved and communicate its priorities for the year ahead.

The SOPA Communication Services has opened the Online applications for accreditations for all colleagues in the media (journalist, reporters, freelancers, executives, etc.). Limited space is allocated in this regard and applicants are encouraged to follow the process. Application forms are available on the website: ( and should be completed on or before the 19th February 2020.

NB: We will not be able to accept accreditation requets after the 19th February deadline.

Information required on the online application form includes:

Full names as it appears on the identity document

ID number

Name and Registration of the media organization / Media Group

Designation (writer, photographer, for example)

Email address, telephone number, mobile number, etc.

Source: Government of South Africa