In keeping with his January 8 statement and gala dinner address, President Cyril Ramaphosa emphasised the importance of rebuilding South Africa’s economy and the state’s capacity to serve its citizens in his maiden manifesto.
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Ramaphosa unveiled the ruling party’s elections manifesto to over 80,000 supporters at the Moses Mabhida Stadium this past weekend.
Other categories included social transformation, crime prevention, gender-based violence, corruption, strengthening public institutions, building national unity, and outlining the ANC’s pan-African and global perspectives.
The vote, expected in May, will be a test of whether Ramaphosa has been able to reverse a decline in support for the African National Congress (ANC), which has governed since the end of apartheid in 1994 but has seen its majority wane.
The President made the commitment at the Ohlange Institute in Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal, as he delivered the party’s annual January 8 statement to mark the African National Congress’s 107th birthday on Tuesday.
Ramaphosa and other senior ANC members have been traversing KwaZulu-Natal since last weekend to mobilise support for the manifesto launch and canvass for the upcoming general election.
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday appealed to South Africans to give the ANC another chance to govern ahead of the upcoming elections, saying the party under his leadership last year had reversed its regressive practices.
Recent voter surveys tell a different story – a daunting prediction of dwindling support which threatens to drop the ANC’s national count below the sacred 60% mark.
Meanwhile, thousands of people began filling up the Moses Mabhida stadium in anticipation of the ANC president, Cyril Ramaphosa unpacking the party's election manifesto.
With question marks hanging heavy over the president’s ability to reconcile and reunite the ruling party – compounded by a perceived weak handedness in dealing with transgressions – Ramaphosa, fierce in rhetoric, riled up the crowd, largely silenc...
Ramaphosa appealed to South Africans to give the ANC another chance to govern ahead of the upcoming elections, saying the party - under his leadership in the in the past year - had reversed its regressive practices.
President Cyril Ramaphosa kick started the governing African National Congress’s (ANC’s) election campaign in his January 8th Statement celebrating 107 years since the birth of the liberation movement.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged men to unite against rape and sexual assault in the country, calling it a "national crisis".
"All of his solutions are long term and slow when South Africa needs urgent change now," DA leader Mmusi Maimane said in a statement shortly after Ramaphosa’s address.
Overall, his speech sought to mark a clear break with a decade of drift and misrule under his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, BBC Africa correspondent Andrew Harding reports.
JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa has launched the African National Congress (ANC)’s 2019 election manifesto, promising to put job creation, investment and decent living for workers at the centre.
ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa addressed more than 80,000 supporters dressed in green and yellow at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban at the weekend.
Addressing thousands of ANC supporters on Saturday at the governing party’s election manifesto launch at Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium, President Cyril Ramaphosa said all South Africans must be able to access quality healthcare regardless of thei...
When Ramaphosa addressed how the ANC has taken steps to deal with corruption, he cited the Zondo commission into state capture and efforts to reinvigorate law enforcement agencies such as the Hawks and the National Prosecuting Authority.
He said it was of “grave concern” that many children entering the schooling system did not reach matric and that many foundation phase learners could not read or write properly.
Tens of thousands of ANC supporters have gathered at the Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban for the launch of the party's elections manifesto.