WATCH: MPs debate Ramaphosa's maiden SONA

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his maiden State of the Nation Address last week. Today MPs are expected to debate his speech. ​ Photo: Reuters / Ruvan Boshoff

CAPE TOWN - MPs debated President Cyril Ramaphosa’s maiden State of the Nation Address in Parliament on Monday.

Ramaphosa made bold commitments in Friday's speech and put out a uniting call to all South Africans.

He hinted at toning down, what he called, a bloated cabinet.

IN QUOTES: Promises Ramaphosa made in his SONA speech

It's not clear when Ramaphosa will announce changes to his ministerial team.

The new president also vowed to intensify the fight against corruption.

Youth unemployment and inequality also featured prominently.

 

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