#PODCAST: Reaction as President Ramaphosa calls for calm, amid rising COVID-19 infections in South Africa

By Newsbreak Producer Hoosen Ebrahim - President Cyril Ramaphosa has raised concern through his first engagement with the public in an 'imbizo', discussing his views on gender-based violence, concerns around the economy and decisions on lifting the ban on the sale of tobacco. The President held a Presidential Imbizo which was broadcast on community radio platforms last night. The engagement was meant to allow the public to ask the president questions on the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Political analyst Ralph Mathekga explains the approach the President is using in restoring confidence from the public...