All eyes will thus be on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni as he is expected to scale back public spending and find ways to raise revenue.
"He stood here to speak and I held the microphone as he spoke for the very first time," President Ramaphosa said.
2019 survey shows that SA is still far away from reconciliation despite end of apartheid 25 years ago
There has been a rising outcry against sexist violence in the country over the last two months after a series of murders
Buhari was met by South Africa's Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor after his arrival at the Waterkloof military base, near Pretoria
The Duke and Duchess will delve into South Africa's history and life under the apartheid regime of racial segregation
South Africa has been hit by protests against femicide over the past few weeks after a series of murders that shocked the public
Ramaphosa "has condemned in the strongest terms a resurgence in public violence that claimed two lives in Johannesburg on Sunday
His address came after days of protests demanding an end to the scourge of rape and murder of women
Africa's second-biggest economy bounced back from its largest quarterly drop in a decade when it contracted 3.1 per cent in Q1