MEDIA ADVISORY

TO ALL MEDIA/NEWS EDITORS

15 AUGUST 2020

PRESIDENT TO ADDRESS THE NATION

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 20h00 this evening, Saturday 15 August 2020, on developments in South Africa’s risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of COVID-19.

The President’s address follows a meeting earlier this week of the National Coronavirus Command Council and meetings today of the President’s Coordinating Council and Cabinet.

The President’s address will be broadcast live on television and radio and will be streamed live on a range of online platforms.

The South African Broadcasting Corporation will provide a pool feed to broadcasters.

Arrangements for the pool feed can be made with Mr Thoke at the SABC.

Public enquiries: Presidential Hotline 17737

COVID-19 Specific enquiries: COVID-19 Public Hotline 0800 0029 999

Media enquiries: Spokesperson to the President, Tyrone Seale on [email protected]

ISSUED BY THE PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

www.thepresidency.gov.za