Religious and interfaith leaders met with President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Union Buildings this week in a bid to a give a voice to the moral challenges facing the country. The Muslim Judicial Council, Jamiatul Ulama and the United Ulama Council of South Africa were among the Muslim organisations represented[…]
The presidency confirmed that plans were in place to host a successful, but minimalist, presidential inauguration to install Cyril Ramaphosa as the leader of South Africa. As reported by Sowetan Live, minister of the presidency, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma detailed the costs involved in hosting this auspicious occasion that is taking place at[…]
The Presidency says preparations are in full swing for the inauguration ceremony of South Africa’s sixth democratically elected President. A number of African Heads of State are expected to attend the inauguration of Cyril Ramaphosa on 25 May. The inauguration will coincide with Africa Day. It follows a hotly contested general elections[…]
On Monday, residents of Alexandra marched to the regional offices of the City of Johannesburg in Sandton to raise their grievances. President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to visit Alexandra north of Johannesburg on Thursday, following protests in the area over the mushrooming of illegal dwellings and service delivery challenges. The[…]
Former president Jacob Zuma’s resignation letter has been received by Parliament, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete confirmed on Friday morning. The ANC also confirmed that Cyril Ramaphosa is their man to take over as President of South Africa. “Since you are here, we can just say that our caucus dealt[…]
The African National Congress (ANC) will make a final decision on Wednesday whether President Jacob Zuma remains South Africa’s head of state. The party’s NEC will hold a special meeting in Cape Town to deliberate on the National Working Committee’s recommendations on the matter. The NWC had mandated the organisation’s[…]
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa won endorsement from most African National Congress branches to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ruling party leader, giving him an edge — but not a guarantee of victory — in this month’s election. Ramaphosa was nominated for the presidency of the ANC by 1,862 branches, while[…]
The African National Congress stalwarts say they will now hold further discussions with the party’s top six to press for an early consultative conference. They say it’s important to have it as early as April as this will impact the outcome of the party’s policy conference which will be held[…]
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is available to take on the position of president of the ANC in 2017 should he garner enough support to do so. “It would be very humbling to get into a key position like that, to lead,” said Ramaphosa. “I am available to stand,”[…]
Retired Public Protector Thuli Madonsela should step back from commenting on the state capture report as she has no further role to play in the process, the Presidency said on Friday. Madonsela’s continuing public statements relating to President Jacob Zuma and her recent report are of concern, it added. “Her[…]
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