Policy Tracking Dec 2020 – Jan 2021

3 December 2020

The Presidency

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President Cyril Ramaphosa: General debate of the 31st UN General Assembly Special Session on Coronavirus Covid-19

“We reiterate our call for a comprehensive economic stimulus package for Africa, for a suspension of interest payments on Africa’s external and public debt, and for the lifting of all economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe and Sudan to allow them to adequately respond to the pandemic.”

8 January 2021


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Ramaphosa outlines priorities for the ANC for 2021

“In advancing African unity and solidarity, the struggle of the Saharawi people for independence and self-determination should remain a priority for the continent. [We] reiterate our call for the lifting of unfair and punitive sanctions against Zimbabwe and Cuba. It [is] necessary for Africa to focus on skills development and social support to its population. Economic empowerment of women in Africa is critical not only to gender equality, but also to Africa’s overall economic development.”