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"You, watch this space!" — promises and warnings in Ramaphosa's SONA2019 • spotlight.africa
You, watch this space! President Ramaphosa repeated this as he addressed the nation for the second time, as their leader. The phrase rings of promise and hope for many, especially ahead of the elections. But for others, it is a siren-call to be feared, as the president promises handcuffs for all who are caught foul of the law — especially for corrupt high-ups. Peter-John Pearson, priest-director of the SACBC’s Parliamentary Liaison Office unpacks the president’s message. President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered …