Cyril Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa

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CAPE TOWN — Millions of South Africans headed out in large numbers, some braving cold and wet weather to cast their ballot in the country’s sixth democratic elections last week. The 2019 election was one of the most competitive and contested elections that also saw a whopping 48 parties on the national ballot—up 300% from a mere 10 years ago. ...
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By Glenda Daniels It’s pleasing that the latest World Press Freedom Index released by Reporters without Borders rates the state of press freedom in South Africa as “satisfactory”. ...
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African leaders are meeting in Egypt on Tuesday where they will address developments in Sudan and Libya, in the first emergency summits since the two nations were rocked by popular protests and an invasion on the capital respectively. ...
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Business
JOHANNESBURG — Less than a week after the boss of South Africa’s Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd declared “the days of surprises are over,” documents show the government was forced to pay R5 billion ($355,2 million) in emergency funds so the State-based utility could meet obligations. ...
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OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has made an impassionate plea to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, to take charge of Zimbabwe’s national dialogue process and bring President Emmerson Mnangagwa to the negotiating table. ...
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National News ZimDecides18
President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s international re-engagement bid is set to bear fruits with the arrival of his Botswana counterpart, Mokgweetsi Masisi, with the two leaders expected to lead talks for a possible bailout of $500 million and one billion pula to Zimbabwe. ...
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President Cyril Ramaphosa and Deputy President David Mabuza on Sunday extended an olive branch to EFF leader Julius Malema and others‚ urging them to return “home” to the ...
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New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced his cabinet, making substantial changes to ministerial positions. He reappointed Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister, reversing his sacking by the ...
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President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first State of the Nation Address (Sona) will be different to the last turbulent one delivered by Jacob Zuma. Do you have a coronavirus story? ...
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Cyril Ramaphosa has become South Africa’s president a day after embattled leader Jacob Zuma resigned. He was the only candidate nominated in parliament on Thursday so no vote ...
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The ANC has rejected calls to nationalise the country’s mines, but supports a windfall “resource rent” tax on mining firms, according to a draft policy document seen by Reuters yesterday. ...
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News Southern Africa
A series of e-mails released at yesterday’s sitting of the Marikana Commission paints ANC heavyweight and one of South Africa’s wealthiest men, Cyril Ramaphosa, as a cold-hearted businessman. ...
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