Early on Wednesday the South African Presidency confirmed that President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation.
The address follows a meeting with the National Coronavirus Command Council on Monday, a meeting with the Coordinating Council on Tuesday and a special sitting of Cabinet expected to be held today.
“The President’s Coordinating Council is co-chaired by the President and the Deputy President and brings together Ministers, Premiers and the leadership of the South African Local Government Association and National House of Traditional Leaders,” explained the Presidency.
President @CyrilRamaphosa will address the nation at 19:00 today, Wednesday, 16 September 2020, on developments in South Africa’s risk-adjusted response to the COVID-19 pandemic. https://t.co/WDexthK6hb
— Presidency | South Africa 🇿🇦 (@PresidencyZA) September 16, 2020
The address also comes off of the back of several rumours that South Africa will move to level one of lockdown restrictions but these are simply rumours at this stage.
The address will …