Ramaphosa needs to improve his speeches, or risk his reputation as a leader

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President Cyril Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa

“My fellow South Africans. This evening, as I stand here before you, our nation is confronted by the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy.”

With these words, President Cyril Ramaphosa started his much-anticipated speech on Sunday, as the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis continues to make its presence felt in our country.

The speech was anticipated for several reasons.

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ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has written a letter suspending party president Cyril Ramaphosa in apparent retaliation after he was served with a letter of suspension on Wednesday.
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