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EXPLAINER | Covid-19 corruption, economic recovery: 10 take aways from Ramaphosa’s speech

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President Cyril Ramaphosa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa.
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The latest: President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Wednesday evening the country's highly anticipated move to Level 1 of the lockdown which will see relaxed liquor sales and curfew regulations as well as the reopening of borders. 

What was said: In a televised address, Ramaphosa said exactly half a year had passed since the country declared a national state of disaster in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Analysis: Ramaphosa said due to less pressure on hospitals and reduced daily new Covid-19 infections, the country could move to a lower lockdown level. News24 looks at 10 things you need to know from his speech, including progress on fighting Covid-19 corruption and gender-based violence.

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