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

Get the 10 most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show, emailed to you every Friday morning:

Subscribe to our Business Wrap Newsletter


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


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
'Ramaphosa’s speech was powerful. It impressed a lot of people'

'Ramaphosa’s speech was powerful. It impressed a lot of people'

President Ramaphosa addressed the Investing in African Mining Indaba on Tuesday. Bruce Whitfield speaks to David McKay (Miningmx).

How privatisation of Eskom can stop its apocalyptic effect on the economy

How privatisation of Eskom can stop its apocalyptic effect on the economy

Privatisation can unlock Eskom’s potential to operate like highly successful utilities globally, according to Neeraj Sanjay Mense.

Mantashe woos Mining Indaba, the world’s largest mining investment conference

Mantashe woos Mining Indaba, the world’s largest mining investment conference

CapeTalk’s Africa Melane reports from the annual “Investing in African Mining Indaba”, taking place in Cape Town.

SABC cancels mass retrenchments. Plans 'skills audit'. What that means…

SABC cancels mass retrenchments. Plans 'skills audit'. What that means…

Johnny Goldberg, CEO of Global Business Solutions, explains what a skills audit is.

How to legally take part in a (sort of) tax revolt

How to legally take part in a (sort of) tax revolt

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Warren Ingram, Personal Financial Advisor at Galileo Capital.

It was a strategy to rescue Independent Newspapers – Sam Sole (amaBhungane)

It was a strategy to rescue Independent Newspapers – Sam Sole (amaBhungane)

Iqbal Survé is in trouble. Bruce Whitfield interviews senior investigative journalist Sam Sole and UDM leader Bantu Holomisa.

Popular articles
How dagga could become a cash cow for South Africa's economy

How dagga could become a cash cow for South Africa's economy

Economist Jee-A van der Linde looks at the impact cannabis export will have on South Africa's dwindling economy.

What happens to our bodies if we cut out sugar

What happens to our bodies if we cut out sugar

Naked Scientist Chris Smith explains.

[WATCH] SANDF members hilariously mess up a supposedly easy practice run

[WATCH] SANDF members hilariously mess up a supposedly easy practice run

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

‘We’d be crazy to copy! Sometimes we get it wrong. There's no culture problem'

‘We’d be crazy to copy! Sometimes we get it wrong. There's no culture problem'

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Ian Moir, CEO at Woolworths.

[VIDEO] Muizenberg pedestrian attacked in broad daylight

[VIDEO] Muizenberg pedestrian attacked in broad daylight

A woman was attacked on her way to work earlier this month.

Criminals targeting homes with aluminium windows, warns neighborhood watch

Criminals targeting homes with aluminium windows, warns neighborhood watch

The Panorama, Welgelegen and Plattekloof Neighbourhood Watch has identified a new house break-in trend.

3 emergency numbers you should have on speed dial and how they work

3 emergency numbers you should have on speed dial and how they work

These are the emergency numbers you should have on your cellphone and this is what you must understand about how they work.