Minister Stella Tembisa Ndabeni-Abrahams’ address during the NCOP debate

25 August 2021 – Address by the Minister for Small Business Development, honourable Stella Tembisa Ndabeni-Abrahams (MP), on the occasion of debate on the recent public violence, looting and destruction of property: “peace, stability and rebuilding beyond the public violence, looting and destruction of property”. 

Allow me to express my appreciation for being afforded an opportunity to be part of today’s debate. Hon Members 46 days ago our beautiful country went through a painful, traumatic and devastating experience that in a space of seven days from the 9th to the 18th of July many households lost income and breadwinners lost jobs. Read full speech.