president ramaphosa speech summary

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers speeches to give the country updates during the course of the nationwide lockdown.

More than 350 000 jabs of one of the Covid-19 vaccines were administered during the inaugural weekend of the Vooma Vaccination Weekend.

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 Last night President Cyril Ramaphosa announced plans to ramp up the Covid-19 vaccination drive in the country. The Initiative which is called Vooma Vaccination Weekend will aim to vaccinate more than half a million people on Friday and Saturday.

Violent protests KZN Gauteng

There is no place for violence was the message from President Cyril Ramaphosa who was making his second speech to the country in two days.

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The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) is not satisfied with the updated level 4 lockdown restrictions. 

President Ramaphosa Addressing The Nation On New Lockdown Regulations

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on 11 July 2021. The briefing was to update the country on new lockdown regulations.

President Cyril ramaphosa addresses the country family meeting covid-19

New tougher restrictions have been put in place for two weeks in an effort to break the chain of infection as the new highly-infectious Delta variant has taken a hold in many provinces in South Africa. As it is far more contagious it is expected to lead to far more people needing hospital treatment in a shorter period of time.


President Cyril Ramaphosa

The latest address to the country from the President brought the expected tightening of restrictions as the third wave of Covid-19 spreading across the country has seen hospitals fill up in certain provinces - but it wasn't all bad news.

President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Sunday evening to announce further lockdown restrictions. 

Because of the reduction in new cases of Covid-19 the government relaxed the national lockdown to level 1 which means that there will be more movement and activity allowed. However President Cyril Ramaphosa reiterated that there are still restrictions in place and we cannot relax in social distancing and other protective measures. Click here for full details

After coming to an end last year, UIF TERS has been extended once again. This was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday evening. 



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