EDITORIAL | Beautiful inaugural speech, but may the deeds now match the words

As Ramaphosa embarks on the next five years, this is his opportunity to rectify past shortcomings and fulfil the promises he made


Following the pomp and ceremony of the inauguration marking President Cyril Ramaphosa's second term, attention now turns to the crucial task of appointing a cabinet made up of people from different parties...

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