Sonny Africa

Sonny Africa

Sonny Africa is the executive director of IBON Foundation.

2017 SONA: Change is not always for the better

July 30, 2017

Among Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s idiosyncrasies is preferring a vulgar stream-of-consciousness approach in his speeches. This is even for the annual state of the nation address (SONA) at the opening of Congress which is undoubtedly the government’s highest-profile policy speech of the year. The president’s choice is a matter of style but then this also means […]