CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: Africa united in fight against coronavirus
President Cyril Ramaphosa says that the coronavirus pandemic has served as a stark reminder that in our interconnected world, no country and no nation exists for and of itself but that African countries are working together to contain the spread of the virus.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: Lockdown most effective way of containing COVID-19
President Cyril Ramaphosa says that the experience of the South Africans in Wuhan demonstrates the effectiveness – and the necessity – of a state of lockdown.
President Ramaphosa's full coronavirus lockdown speech
"It is essential that every person in this country adheres strictly – and without exception – to the regulations that have already been put in place."
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: I am a firm believer in the people
As we navigate our way through the difficult times that lie ahead, we must continue in the spirit of empathy and selflessness and move with unity of purpose, writes the presidents in his weekly letter.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: Coronavirus economic fallout inevitable
Cyril Ramphosa talks about life in the time of coronavirus.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: SA women and girls continue to die at the hands of men
In his weekly letter, the president said progress in ending patriarchy and achieving gender equality in South Africa had been uneven.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: Spending on Eskom, SAA & others will help SA spend less
We have made a deliberate decision not to pursue a path of austerity, writes Cyril Ramphosa.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: The NHI is a fight for social justice
With the public hearings on the National Health Insurance Bill drawing to a close, President Cyril Ramaphosa has appealed to South Africans to get behind the initiative, saying it is in their interest that universal healthcare becomes a reality.
Eulogy by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the funeral of Joseph Shabalala
President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the eulogy at the funeral of late music icon Joseph Shabalala, who is the founder of Grammy award-winning isicathamiya group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: A new frontier for youth development
For our country to prosper and thrive we must do all within our means to ensure young people can participate in our economy in a meaningful way, the president wrote in his weekly newsletter.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: A united South Africa can achieve great success
President Cyril Ramaphosa urges South Africans to look back at the release of Nelson Mandela and unity that it culminated in with the country's first democratic elections and to apply those lessons to the challenges facing South Africa today.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: Empowering women fundamental for a prosperous Africa
President Cyril Ramaphosa hopes to achieve many things during South Africa's chairship of the African Union, with the economic empowerment of the continent's women a top priority.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: We are failing our children
In his weekly letter to the nation, the president said too many young lives had been lost, too many children hurt and traumatised.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: We will restore our SOEs to health
As public representatives and civil servants we derive our legitimacy from our ability to act professionally as we serve the public and manage state resources to the benefit of the public, the president wrote in his weekly newsletter.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: True reconciliation is not only about social cohesion
President Cyril Ramaphosa says true reconciliation is not only about social cohesion. It is also about political and economic transformation.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: Eskom, SAA, Prasa - we'll do what we must to save them
Despite the depth of current challenges, none of our SOEs is lost, says the president.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: Water security is critical to our economy
South Africa must improve access to water for communities, upgrade water infrastructure, and manage water more carefully, or face social unrest, writes the president.
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: The ‘unfinished business’ of nation-building
Rredress continues to be a crucial pillar of government policy, whether it is in land reform, employment equity or in economic transformation, writes the President in his weekly newsletter.