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Ramaphosa was back in Parliament for a debate on his budget speech



President Cyril Ramaphosa was back in Parliament for a debate on his budget speech. Yesterday he addressed several issues including the country’s municipalities, land and the crisis in the North West. eNCA’s Lester Kiewit is at Parliament with the latest. Courtesy #DStv403 Share on: WhatsApp

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Africa


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Business


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Opinion


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Politics


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World Headlines

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