Ramaphosa has to address nation in a sorry state

Circumstances have changed a lot for Ramaphosa since his first, rousing Sona — and not for the better, writes Sam Mkokeli.

05 February 2023 - 00:02

There was a stage when President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered captivating speeches. He had a speech-writing team that knew his style and his interests. Authors such as Ben Okri were often quoted. They also understood his fascination with Asian development and passion for education as a propeller for human advancement...

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