- As South Africa prepares for President Cyril Ramaphosa's address tonight, many people are hoping that the lockdown restrictions are relaxed
- A new hashtag has begun trending on social media #cyrilramaphosa which people are using to comment on what they think the president is going to say
- Some people are commenting on what they think he will say, some are commenting on what they hope he will say and others are taking a swipe at the ANC
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Everyone is eager to know what President Cyril Ramaphosa is going to say in his address to the nation tonight.
A new hashtag has been trending on social media #cyrilramaphosa in which people are trying to predict what the president is going to say. Others are commenting on what they hope the president will say.
Briefly.co.za learned that a small minority are taking the opportunity to drag the ANC and the president.
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Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Police Minister Bheki Cele has said that the Cabinet would meet on Saturday, the government is under a great deal of pressure to ease lockdown restrictions.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to make an announcement on Saturday, in which he will explain what the next phase of the lockdown will entail for South Africa.
Many believe that the president will announce that South Africa will move to lockdown level 2.
In other news, South Africa is expecting good news from President Cyril Ramaphosa tonight. He is expected to address the nation and announce the next step in the lockdown process.
The National State of Disaster is set to expire at midnight tonight and many people are expecting Ramaphosa to announce that South Africa will move to lockdown level 2.
However, according to SABC Dr Zweli Mkhize has said that the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) has not yet reached a decision.
“We are discussing it with the NCCC. The coronavirus council will give us a guide on that and I’m sure when the President speaks, whenever he does to give us guidance, that question will be well answered. Right now a lot of consultations are going on certainly with the numbers that are moving there are certain adjustments that we need to look at no decision has been made yet about level 2.”
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