Fri. Apr 12th, 2024

In a recent live statement, President Ramaphosa praised the achievements of the Springboks and referenced Nelson Mandela’s belief in the unifying force of sports.

He highlighted the progress in providing basic necessities to many people that were previously inaccessible before democracy. Nevertheless, he acknowledged the ongoing work required to enhance the well-being of the nation.

As we commemorate the sporting triumphs, President Ramaphosa emphasized the importance of economic recovery. He pointed out that the Springboks’ remarkable journey through the quarter-finals, semi-finals, and the final brought the nation together, demonstrating what can be achieved when unity, determination, effort, and perseverance prevail.

He drew parallels between overcoming apartheid and the recent global pandemic, stressing that working together makes the nation stronger.

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