Coronavirus: SA's political parties agree to sing from same hymn sheet

- | 2 weeks ago

"We agreed that, as political parties, we want to work together from the same information sheet, send the same message with many voices," Ramaphosa said following the meeting which lasted more than two hours.

The parties agreed that the response to Covid-19 needed to be exceptional, immediate and sustained. The politicians, often with very different ideologies, have committed to work together "with unity of purpose, solidarity and top class cooperation".

The head of state also made use of the opportunity to urge South Africans to desist from panic buying.

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