- According to a political analyst, President Ramaphosa is expected to address important issues
- The analyst, Zamikhaya Maseti, South Africans expect a clear message on issues like land reform
- Ramaphosa will address the nation during his ANC January 8 Statement
Political economy analyst, Zamikhaya Maseti, President Ramaphosa needs to address and be clear about critical policy issues in South Africa.
She says he needs to send an unambiguous message to South Africans - it is what they expect. The president should send this message during his ANC January 8 Statement.
President Ramaphosa is expected to address the land issue in particular.
The Citizen reports that Maseti said the president needs to give certainty on how the government will implement land expropriation without compensation.
Furthermore, Maseti said that especially the poor are interested in the land issue.
Briefly.co.za gathered he also added that the president will have to address any progress made on 2018's investment conference.
President Ramaphosa will also be expected to touch on how much progress has been made following last year’s investment conference and how much has been achieved in growing the South African economy.
The January 8 Statement is seen as a policy statement of the ANC and will outline the party's priorities for 2019.
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