President Cyril Ramaphosa: 2018 State of the Nation Address

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Last night South Africa recieved the State of Nation address from the newly elected President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa who was also elected as President of the ANC  before former president Jacob Zuma announced his resignation. In his SONA delivery he spoke of the plan of action for the year and solutions on dealing with the corruption brought apon by corrupt state officials.

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President Ramaphosa started his speech by Welcoming MP’s and giving thanks to his Predecessor. He said “I wish to thank Honourable Members and the people of South Africa for their patience and forbearance.” The ANC had called an emergency caucus meeting on the 13th that had been held for hours to discuss Former President Jacob Zuma stepping down. This was followed by Hawk’s state capture arrests and the dropping by 0,24% with one dollar at R 11,6375 remaining in its 3rd year best ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s SONA delivery. Ramaphosa promised to fight corruption and woo foreign Investors.

The link to the full SONA by President Cyril Ramaphosa

https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-2018-state-nation-address-16-feb-2018-0000

 

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Matshepo is a Junior Journalist at OStudio Post.

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