Ramaphosa believes in his Cabinet, and claims South Africans do too

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President Cyril Ramaphosa responds to the debate on his SONA.
President Cyril Ramaphosa responds to the debate on his SONA.
Jaco Marais

The story: President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his confidence in his beleaguered Cabinet.

The details: Ramaphosa responded to the debate on Wednesday, and not only did he express his confidence in his Cabinet, he also claimed the people of South Africa had confidence in it.

In quotes: "I preside over a Cabinet of ministers that are committed to their responsibilities, ministers in whom I have the greatest of confidence as president, and more importantly…" Ramaphosa said as heckles rose up from opposition benches.

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