State of the Nation 2020

Let’s grow South Africa together

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Level 4 Drastic measures to contain the spread of the virus and save lives.
  Summary of Alert Level 3 and 4

COVID-19 Statistics in South Africa

583855

Tests Completed

22583

Positive Cases

11100

Recoveries

429

Deaths



24 May 2020  |  QUOTES

"As individuals, as families, as communities, it is you who will determine whether we experience the devastation that so many other countries have suffered, or whether we can spare our people, our society and our economy from the worst effects of this pandemic."

- President Cyril Ramaphosa

18 May 2020  |  VIDEOS

Keeping democracy healthy during a pandemic

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13 May 2020  |  SPEECHES

Message from the President on COVID-19 pandemic

This week, our country reached a sad moment in the progression of the coronavirus pandemic, as we recorded our 219th death from the disease.

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13 May 2020  |  QUOTES

"The virus exacts a heavy toll not only on the health of our people, but also on our people’s ability to earn a living, to feed themselves and their families, to learn and to develop, and to enjoy many of the basic freedoms that we daily take for granted."

- President Cyril Ramaphosa

11 May 2020  |  VIDEOS

Making prevention part of our daily lives

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05 May 2020  |  VIDEOS

A time for caution and cooperation

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02 May 2020  |  VIDEOS

An opportunity to invest in a new, better society

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28 April 2020  |  VIDEOS

A phased easing of the lockdown

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27 April 2020  |  SPEECHES

Freedom Day Message from President Cyril Ramaphosa

Fellow South Africans, Sanibonani. Dumelang. Inhlekani. Molweni. Lotjhani. Ndi masiari. Goeie dag. Good afternoon. On this day twenty-six years ago, a new nation was born in Africa.

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23 April 2020  |  QUOTES

"By delaying the spread of the virus, we have had time to prepare our health facilities and mobilise some of the essential medical supplies needed to meet the inevitable increase in infections."

- President Cyril Ramaphosa

23 April 2020  |  VIDEOS

Further economic coronavirus relief

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21 April 2020  |  SPEECHES

Message from the President on COVID-19 pandemic

My Fellow South Africans, It is 25 days since South Africa began a nation-wide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus. It has demanded of you great fortitude and endurance.

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09 April 2020  |  SPEECHES

President Cyril Ramaphosa updates on COVID-19

My Fellow South Africans, At midnight tonight, it will be exactly two weeks since our country entered into an unprecedented nation-wide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

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09 April 2020  |  QUOTES

"If we end the lockdown too soon or too abruptly, we risk a massive and uncontrollable resurgence of the disease.

We risk reversing the gains we have made over the last few weeks, and rendering meaningless the great sacrifices that have been made"

- President Cyril Ramaphosa




25 March 2020  |  VIDEOS

Social solidarity in action

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24 March 2020  |  ARTICLES

SA has ample food supplies, no need to panic, say economists

South Africa’s food security is secure for the rest of the year amid concerns raised by the downturn brought on by the coronavirus, which has...

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23 March 2020  |  VIDEOS

Political parties welcome nation-wide lockdown

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23 March 2020  |  VIDEOS

President Cyril Ramaphosa announces a national lockdown

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23 March 2020  |  ARTICLES

Statement from the President on the nation-wide lockdown

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23 March 2020  |  ARTICLES

The list: All the critical services, businesses exempted from lockdown

Given the sharp spread of the virus in certain locations, we need to rapidly move to a lockdown of all non-essential and critical business...

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20 March 2020  |  VIDEOS

Together we will defeat the coronavirus

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19 March 2020  |  ARTICLES

Government promises to help out small businesses hit by coronavirus

Are you a small-business owner whose business has been hard hit by the coronavirus and you are stressed about your business loans that must be...

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19 March 2020  |  ARTICLES

President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Interfaith Meeting in response to the coronavirus outbreak,...

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18 March 2020  |  ARTICLES

Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa and leaders of political parties represented in Parliament...

The Deputy President David Mabuza and I met this morning with the leaders of all parties represented in Parliament on the global coronavirus...

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17 March 2020  |  ARTICLES

Coronavirus 101

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared the Coronavirus (COVID-19) a national disaster. South Africa has imposed a travel ban on foreign...

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15 March 2020  |  VIDEOS

President Cyril Ramaphosa declares a National State of Disaster

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15 March 2020  |  ARTICLES

Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on measures to combat Covid19

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29 February 2020  |  ARTICLES

11 Myths about COVID-19 in South Africa

COVID-19 (Coronovirus Disease 2019) has fuelled fear and panic among many people across the globe – often based on misperceptions and...

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20 February 2020  |  VIDEOS

President Cyril Ramaphosa replies to SONA debate

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13 February 2020  |  SPEECHES

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers the State of the Nation Address 2020

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