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President Ramaphosa Addresses The Nation On Women's Day, Check Out What He Said

Today is women's day, a day where all women are celebrated irrespective of their marital status, although many people take today as a married women and single mothers, but in reality, it is a special day for every ladies weather young or old.

Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa is a South African businessman and politician who, since 2018, has served as the fifth democratically elected president of South Africa, as well as president of the African National Congress since 2017. 

President Ramaphosa has addressed the nation during this special day, he took out his time to pen down a keynote for hardworking women, during the press conference, he said; “Our young women today can be stars, they can be judges. The door is open,” said Ramaphosa.

But he has acknowledged there are still several obstacles facing the country’s women - speaking to the wage gap and to the need to pay women for traditionally unremunerated work. “The time has come for us to pay unremunerated work. The work that women do, and the time that women spend doing work in the home limits their ability to earn money through employment or run their own businesses,” he said.

This speech has been trending on all social media platforms, many people have shared their thoughts on this news, some said that he is trying to get more votes in the next election while others said he is beginning to start behaving as a good president.

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