President Cyril Ramaphosa says he’s pleased with the commitments made at the G7 Summit around COVID-19 vaccines and global economic recovery. Speaking from Cornwall in the United Kingdom, he says the G7 leaders have pledged more vaccine support as well as boosting manufacturing capacity in the less developed world. The[…]
ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa says the issue of state capture has been a matter of great political contestation for several years within the governing party. Ramaphosa has begun testifying before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture. His much anticipated two-part appearance is due to focus on – among others[…]
Political parties have generally reacted positively to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that the Local Government Elections will be held on October the 27th. However, the date has not yet been proclaimed. This will be the sixth time under South Africa’s democratic dispensation that voters will elect leadership and public representatives[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned the violence in Chad, which led to the death of President Idriss Deby. The 68-year-old died on Tuesday after being wounded while fighting rebels on the frontline. His son, Mahamat Kaka Deby, has been named interim President. Ramaphosa has expressed sadness at hearing the news[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country’s forebears’ struggles for liberty and human rights for all have given South Africa the foundation and resilience to wage the battle it’s facing with the coronavirus pandemic. He was delivering his Human Rights Day message to the nation. Ramaphosa says the pandemic has changed[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged African National Congress (ANC) members to refrain from attacking State Capture Commission chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo. He was speaking at the end of the virtual ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Tuesday. Several party members including members of the uMkhonto we Sizwe[…]
The motion was filed by the African Transformation Movement (ATM) leader Vuyolwethu Zungula in February, before the COVID-19 lockdown began. It is linked to the allegations that Ramaphosa misled Parliament about donations made to his CR17 campaign for the position of African National Congress (ANC) president. National Assembly Speaker Thandi[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is in consultation with several international pharmaceutical companies to get access to a vaccine to combat the coronavirus. US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer earlier announced that its vaccine candidate is showing promising results in stage-three trials of 92% efficacy in preventing COVID-19. Addressing the nation on[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned South Africans against what he describes as ‘coronavirus fatigue’, saying the virus is still present. He addressed the nation on Wednesday regarding the South African government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ramaphosa says the difficult truth is that the virus is far from over. South[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the confrontation outside Brackenfell High School in Cape Town as deeply regrettable and has called on all parties involved to act responsibly. On Monday, Brackenfell residents and EFF protesters squared up when the party protested about a private event held by Brackenfell High School parents[…]
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