President Cyril Ramaphosa says the violence that unfolded in South Africa in the past week had been instigated. He says the government will not allow anarchy and mayhem to prevail. Ramaphosa says recent looting and vandalism incidents had nothing to do with ethnic mobilisation. Unrest sparked last weekend when protestors[…]
While South Africa has, for the most part, respected the regulations of the national lockdown, a number of people are not heeding the call to stay indoors. In parts of Cape Town, such as Mitchell’s Plain, Khayelitsha and other townships, authorities had their hands full over the past five days[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa says Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) will not be scrapped. He was replying to a call by Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane to stop BBBEE during Thursday’s debate of the Presidency’s budget vote in the National Assembly. Ramaphosa says while redress is slow, too many black people have[…]
The TRC Victims Family Group has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to establish a commission of inquiry into the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) because many cases from the Apartheid era remain untouched. The group includes families of the late Imam Abdullah Haron, Steve Biko, Chief Albert Luthuli as well as[…]
With newly elected portfolio committee chairs seen as Zuma backers, the House seems set for a showdown. The ANC’s crippling factional battles are set to move to the corridors of Parliament, where supporters of secretary-general Ace Magashule have vowed to use their newly acquired power to give President Cyril Ramaphosa’s[…]
Beijing’s top envoy in South Africa, Ambassador Lin Songtian on Thursday praised South Africa’s developmental ambitions, adding that with China’s support, President Cyril Ramaphosa has the potential to save millions of South Africans from the grips of poverty and unemployment. “We are happy now the [May 8 general] election is concluded.[…]
An investigation at the highest level of government is now underway, after security officials suggested that there have been “one or two plots” to assassinate President Cyril Ramaphosa. That’s according to report from Rapport, who say that South Africa’s top brass are now looking into potential security issues within the South[…]
President moves to consolidate his power, taking NEC members to task over contrary comments and urging restraint President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ANC camp flexed their muscles at the ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) meeting this weekend, reading the riot act on so-called loose cannons within the party and calling for discipline.[…]
by SAnews.gov.za / Image by AFP, GCIS Cyril Ramaphosa has officially become South Africa’s sixth democratically elected President after taking the oath of office at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria. “I, Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, swear that I will be faithful to the Republic of South Africa, and will obey, observe, uphold and[…]
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[…]
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