We must investigate without fear or favour the so-called 'accounting irregularities' that cause turmoil in the markets and wipe billions off the investments of ordinary South Africans.
As the ANC, we have got to condemn violence as a method of addressing our differences and disputes amongst us.
We will accelerate our land redistribution program not only to redress a grave historical injustice but also to bring more producers into the agricultural sector and to make more land available for cultivation.
We are determined that expropriation without compensation should be implemented in a way that increases agricultural production, improves food security, and ensure that land is returned to those from who it was taken under colonialism and apartheid.
We need to transform our rural areas, restore the land to its rightful owners, and significantly grow our agricultural output.
The expropriation of land without compensation should be among the mechanisms available to government to give effect to land reform and redistribution.
No man is born believing that he has dominion over women. Instead, this view is handed down from generation to generation and amplified through social custom, culture, and popular media.
When I was appointed deputy president, I accepted it, and it is the president's prerogative to appoint or remove anyone to the Executive.
When courts rule in our country, we have them as the final arbiter on matters in which we might not agree on. And that is an important pillar of our democracy.
Apartheid was baked hard in the mining industry because that's where it originated.
Our Vision 2030 remains the blueprint for inclusive growth, social cohesion, and prosperity for all. Under this plan, we will continue to develop skills that can help our country realise its developmental goals and address labour market issues.
Whenever you go through the length and breadth of our country... you see a long face: you will see the long face of an African woman because she's black, because she's poor.
We want to open spaces for young people to thrive in this economy, and that is why we said... when government buys commodities and services, we must have some set aside for young people.
If you read the Freedom Charter carefully, you will find that - the clause that refers to education, and it says education must be free 'on merit.'
Some say the Constitution has robbed us of a proper land redistribution process. Others would want to look at other clauses. Well, it's South Africa. Everything is transparent and open for debate.
We have to have a good look at the Constitution. Let's determine where the shortcomings are. Then we can start talking of clauses.
We want to clean up South Africa so that we can begin to make it more attractive to investors but at the same time to deal with the issues that are impeding growth.
New schools, hospitals, clinics, factories, bridges, dams, and airports tell the story of a South Africa that has indeed moved forward.
We cannot effect meaningful change if we become complacent, if we become comfortable with our own positions in the status quo.
In defence of Madiba's legacy, we will continue to wage a relentless war on corruption and mismanagement of the resources of our country.