I did not want to upstage the team at @PresidencyZA with my dance moves, but job well done! Thank you all for participating so enthusiastically in the #JerusalemaChallenge. @MasterKGsa & @Nomcebozikode thank you for giving the world such a special & proudly South African moment.
Congratulations to my brother Dr. @akin_adesina on his well deserved re-election as President of @AfDB_Group. Your contribution in growing the bank is self-evident. Wishing you another successful term of even greater commitment to realising our shared vision for #TheAfricaWeWant.
Over the past week, three key Bills relating to gender-based violence have been introduced in Parliament. Through the introduction of these Bills, we are honouring the promise we made to the protestors last year and to all the women of this country.
The news of the passing of #GeorgeBizos is very sad for us as a country. An incisive legal mind and architect of our Constitution, he contributed immensely to our democracy. We extend our deepest condolences to his family and dip our heads in his honour.
Hiking prices of PPEs is not only wrong, but it is criminal and completely unacceptable, including the supply of shoddy equipment or products. I subscribe to the view of the @WHO that it is akin to murder.
The R500bn is almost 11% of our GDP. There is no peer country that we know of that has done as much as that. We are at the level of more developed economies that have way more capacity in so as far as stimulus packages.
As we move the country to Alert#Level1 next week, exposure notification will become crucial for us to ensure that we prevent a second wave. I have downloaded the #COVIDAlertSA mobile app to #alertme and I urge you to do the same. Download the app here:
For Africa, the path we must take is clear. The @UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is our lodestar for transforming our world, and the template for global cooperation and partnership. We must ensure that no country is left behind. #SDGMoment #UNGA75 #UNGA