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Zuma begins January 8th address

President Jacob Zuma has taken to the stage to deliver his much anticipated January 8th address.

ANC Women’s League members singing at the Kings Park Stadium ahead of the January eight statement. Picture: Sebabatso Mosamo/EWN
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Local Politics

DURBAN - President Jacob Zuma on Saturday began his January 8th address by pointing out that it is now 100 years since the Land Act was signed.

Zuma received a raptous reception when he arrived at the Kings Park Stadium earlier.

Speaking just before Zuma's speech, ANC Youth League leader Ronald Lamola made it clear that the league has given up the fight to replace Zuma.

“We have accepted and respected the outcomes of congress. We call upon all the youth of South Africa to rally behind the ANC.”

The league supported deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe ahead of the Mangaung conference in December.

However, the ruling party has committed itself to unity post-Mangaung.

Zuma is expected to outline the ANC's policy priorities for the year.

He is likely to focus on the National Development Plan (NDP).

 

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