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The President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa / Image: Marota Welcome Mokabane

Ramaphosa says we must light a candle instead of fireworks in memory of those who have lost their lives and in tribute of frontline workers

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Talane – The President of the Republic of South Africa (RSA), His Excellency Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa says instead of lighting fireworks, South Africans must light a candle in memory of those who have lost their lives in this difficult times.

Ramaphosa says we must set alight a candle “in tribute to those on the frontline working to protect us, in appreciation of great sacrifices that have been made, and in the confidence that the year ahead will bring health, peace and hope to our people.”

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He kept tweeting, saying he will light a candle in Cape Town at exactly midnight, when we will be witnessing a New Year – the year 2020.

And that will be in memory of those who lost their lives in the midst of Covid-19 and to show appreciation to frontline workers giving their all for our safety and protection.

President Ramaphosa strongly hopes that one day South Africa will move past this difficult time, he says hard work and unity as a nation will keep us moving past the pandemic.

He called upon each of us SA inhabitants to kindly partner with our government in the endeavours of fighting and containing this global pandemic.

He continued to play for South Africa, ask God to intervene with His Majestic protection and make SA citizens one thing. According to Ramaphosa, if we give our all in this pandemic, we will want day look back and thank ourselves for our contribution, which is letting government take charge of the situation without any disturbance, and determination in combating and curbing the Novel Coronavirus.

We are few days to a new year, SA curfew is extended from 21:00 to 06:00 until the 15th of January 2020, that’s if there would be efficacious progress by then.

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