President Cyril Ramaphosa to deliver January 8 statement virtually

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President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: Jaco Marais
President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: Jaco Marais

January 8: President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to deliver the ANC's annual January 8th birthday statement, but this time it will be delivered virtually.

Snapshot: The president's speech is expected to deal with the country's ailing economy and the government's interventions to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.

The new normal: Provinces and regions will engage in various social media watch parties ahead of the main address by Ramaphosa at 19:00. The main programme will be chaired by national chairperson Gwede Mantashe from Luthuli House, with the NEC, alliance partners and other fraternal parties, including invited guests and dignitaries joining in virtually.

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