- President Ramaphosa addressed his followers at Tafel Lager Park in Kimberley as the ANC celebrates its 108th birthday
- Among the promises made by the country's leader, is one of a better state and public institutions
- The ANC will focus on bringing back integrity to these institutions that let South Africa down
President Ramaphosa says he is set on making South Africa a better country in the new decade.
He wants to build a capable state and return integrity to the public institutions. This comes as Eskom is throwing South Africa in darkness time and again.
President Ramaphosa was addressing his followers at Tafel Lager Park in Kimberley as the party celebrates its 108th year of existence.
The ANC leader went on to say that a united and ethical ANC must be built that will be able to serve its people, Briefly.co.za learnt.
He also touched on the goals of the leading party being to create a country that is democratic and non-racial.
"In the year ahead, we must make irreversible progress in building a united, ethical & strong ANC that is able to effectively serve the people of SA. The fundamental goal of ANC remains the creation of a united, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic & prosperous society."
Meanwhile, Jacob Zuma was a no-show at the ANC birthday party due to ill health.
The celebrations are held in Kimberly where thousands are attending. Sources within the ruling party have said that Zuma's absence is due to the recent medical care he received in Cuba last month. He was reportedly being treated for an eye condition.
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