President Ramaphosa calls for teamwork during inaugural speech in Parliament

President Ramaphosa says he is heartened by sentiments from opposition parties of wanting to work together.

Speaking for the first time as President of South Africa, Ramaphosa says he will be a regular in Parliament to exercise his accountability to the country and Parliament.

I will seek to execute this task with humility, faithfulness and with dignity.

President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Ramaphosa says that Parliament should focus on building the lives of South Africans. He says that Parliamentarians should develop a culture of respecting one another.

It would be wonderful to have the level of debate in the house raised to addressing national issues without screaming at one another.

President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa will give his maiden State of the Nation tomorrow evening at 19h00. He says he will outline the steps his government will take to fight corruption and address state capture.

Take a listen to the inaugural speech by President Ramaphosa.

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