President Ramaphosa launches ANC elections manifesto

Tens of thousands of ANC supporters have gathered at the Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban for the launch of the party’s elections manifesto.

President Cyril Ramaphosa at the launch of the ANC’s elections manifesto at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on 12 January 2019. Picture: Supplied

DURBAN – President Cyril Ramaphosa has begun delivering the ANC’s elections manifesto at the Moses Mabhida stadium where tens of thousands of ANC supporters have gathered.

WATCH: ANC manifesto launch

In his preview of the manifesto on Friday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa said fighting corruption would be one of the party’s priorities.

“The manifesto, as you will see when you finally get a copy of it online, will also outline how we will step up the fight against corruption throughout society and safeguard the integrity of the state.

He says that doesn’t mean there hasn’t been progress in government over the last 25 years.

“The judiciary, chapter nine institutions, our central bank, a free press, the existence of non-governmental organisations, for example, a free and strong trade union movement and many others. All these institutions that underpin our democracy, we can safely say today, they are in place, they are durable.”

Follow EWN’s live blog for all the details.

Source: EWN

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