5 things corruption weary SA wants from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Sona 2019

Don’t be paralysed by where we’ve come from. Rather be energised by where we can go.

President Cyril Ramaphosa

The theme for 2019’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) is “Following up on our commitments - Making Your Future Work Better”.

Things that make you hmmm…

On Thursday President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver his second Sona to a nation drained by corruption and allegations of State Capture.

Can Ramaphosa follow up on his commitments when the ANC is so deeply divided and corrupt?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Professor Nick Binedell of the Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs).

Binedell discussed his five biggest desires from this year’s Sona.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for more quotes from it).

He made many commitments [Sona 2018]…

Nick Binedell - Gordon Institute of Business Science

It [Eskom] is vital for the country. We have to have energy. You only have to ask a Zimbabweans what it’s like to have a society without electricity.

Nick Binedell - Gordon Institute of Business Science

The ANC is trying to reform and correct itself.

Nick Binedell - Gordon Institute of Business Science

He is an incrementalist. He doesn’t rush. He takes his time…

Nick Binedell - Gordon Institute of Business Science

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This article first appeared on 702 : 5 things corruption weary SA wants from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Sona 2019


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