President Cyril Ramaphosa to address SA tonight
Durban - President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address the nation on Wednesday.
According to a statement from the Presidency, the address will take place at 8.30pm and will be livestreamed on various news channels.
He will speak on South Africa’s ongoing measures to manage the spread of the coronavirus through the implementation of a risk-adjusted strategy.
"The president’s address follows a number of meetings of Cabinet and the National Coronavirus Command Council," the Presidency said.
President Ramaphosa will address the nation at 20h30 this evening, Wednesday 13 May 2020, on South Africa’s ongoing measures to manage the spread of the coronavirus through the implementation of a risk adjusted strategy. https://t.co/w8w1ctsLFh— Presidency | South Africa 🇿🇦 (@PresidencyZA) May 13, 2020
The announcement comes after opposition political parties called for Ramaphosa to make a statement as the country enters its nearly seven weeks of the nationwide lockdown, which was implemented in March.