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Ramaphosa praises Chinese parastatals in Parly, but dodges visa law tensions

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa responded to questions in the National Assembly on Thursday afternoon.

According to EWN's parliamentary correspondent Gaye Davis, Ramaphosa was performing a juggling act when responding to both advocates and detractors of the controversial visa regulations.

Ramaphosa also advised that Chinese executors will come to South Africa to help share advice on how to effectively run state-owned enterprises.

Listen to the full conversation, with Pippa Hudson standing in, on Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:


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