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Sona: ‘State Capture was the greatest test of democracy’
Sona: ‘State Capture was the greatest test of democracy’

President Cyril Ramaphosa has labelled state capture as the most formidable challenge to South Africa’s democracy since the country embraced autonomous governance three decades ago. Ramaphosa was delivering his State of the Nation (Sona) address at the National Assembly in Cape Town on Thursday. His address marked the culmination of…
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SONA : Government to increase trade and expand industries
Implats mine deaths

Ramaphosa: We will continue to position our economy to grow and compete in a fast-changing world, to support small businesses, to give young people economic opportunities and to provide social protection to the vulnerable. We will continue the work to improve the country’s fiscal position and hold firm to a…
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SONA 2024: 285 000 arrests since May 2023
Police officer arrested

Ramaphosa: South Africans deserve to be safe and to feel safe, to walk freely and without fear in their neighbourhoods and public spaces. During this administration, we have focused on equipping our law enforcement agencies, which had been systematically weakened, to do their work effectively. We have strengthened the ranks…
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President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers SONA 2024
NPA fake document

Ramaphosa: We have taken steps to strenghthen our ability and to secure our removal from the grey listing of the Financial Action Task Force. With the assistance of business, we have setup a digital forensic capability to support the NPA, especially its investigative directorate which will be expanded to support…
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President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers SONA 2024
ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa: We have enabled women to advance in the workplace, to become owners and managers, to acquire land, and to build up assets, even though they were prevented by the laws of the past from doing so. The proportion of jobs held in executive management by black people has increased…
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President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers SONA 2024
Ramaphosa working visa

Ramaphosa: The Russia-Ukraine conflict has contributed to the rising prices of fuel, food, and other commodities across the world and has made life difficult for all South Africans. The greatest damage in South Africa has been caused during the time of state capture. For a decade, individuals at the highest…
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President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers SONA 2024
Ramaphosa working visa

President Cyril Ramaphosa takes to the podium and acknowledges the presence of dignitaries attending the State of the Nation Address 2023, including former president Thabo Mbeki and Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.

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Drips and drags from the toned-down Sona red carpet
Drips and drags from the toned-down Sona red carpet

As South Africans look forward to the State of the Nation Address (Sona) at Cape Town’s City Hall this evening, viewers witnessed what is referred to as a very toned-down red carpet. Partnership with local brands Parliament this year has partnered with @ProudlySA in support of the South African fashion…
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