A Gala Dinner was hosted by the National Press Club honouring President Cyril Ramaphosa as 2018 Newsmaker of the Year.
The award, made by the National Press Club since 1980, is based on the amount of media coverage of a person, as well as the impact thereof. Accepting the award on behalf of the President is Mr. Jackson Mthembu, Minister in the Presidency.
President Ramaphosa has been a consistent feature in political and economic news in South Africa. That’s since his February 2018 promise to focus on cleaning up government and driving an economic turnaround.