President Cyril Ramaphosa

‘IEC Leak Revolting, But Being Handled Internally,’ Says IEC Chief

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa has responded decisively to address concerns about…

Ramaphosa Finally Nominates Maya For Chief Justice

President Cyril Ramaphosa has finally nominated a woman to lead South Africa’s judiciary after failing…

Ramaphosa Grants SIU Permission To Investigate Home Affairs, PRASA

President Cyril Ramaphosa has ramped up his efforts to combat corruption by granting the Special…

Ramaphosa’s Tintswalo Narrative Backfires

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) has been met with criticism from…

‘Vindicated’ Ramaphosa Defends South Africa’s Genocide Case Against Israel 

South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has defended Pretoria’s genocide case against Israel, saying his countrymen would “not be passive bystanders and watch” when a crime against humanity is being perpetrated elsewhere in the world.  In a show of power and assertiveness on the global stage, Ramaphosa hailed the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling against Tel Aviv as a victory for international law and justice. He added that South Africa’s stance that Israel committed genocidal acts in Gaza had been…

ANC Suspends Zuma As MK Turns Into Major Headache

The ANC’s National Executive Committee (NEC) has suspended its former president, Jacob Zuma, amid a fallout over his decision to campaign for the newly formed political party, Umkhonto Wesizwe (MK). The MK has been steadily gaining popularity since its launch on December 16, 2023, where Zuma said he would not campaign or vote for “the ANC of [President Cyril] Ramaphosa”. The NEC announced its decision after its three-day ordinary meeting in Boksburg, Gauteng, over the weekend — a move which…

The ANC leadership Is Pontificating And Retreating Politically While The Party Sinks

The stature of the ANC as the leader of society has significantly dwindled in recent times, coinciding with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency of both the ANC and the Republic of South Africa.  Political retreat  The recent talks in the South African political context regarding coalition government at the national level is an undisputed admission of failure by the ANC leadership to steer the ship in the right direction while staying afloat throughout the sailing storms. In the recent past, South…

Ramaphosa Defends ANC Legacy, Labels Splinter Parties As “Snakes”

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa criticized those who left the governing party to form splinter parties, which he believes are intended to weaken support for South Africa’s governing party. Ramaphosa spoke to the liberation movement’s members and supporters at the Mbombela Stadium in Mpumalanga, where he gave his January 8th Statement to celebrate the ANC’s 112th anniversary. According to him, numerous forces are working against the ANC, attempting to remove it from power by forming alliances. Ramaphosa’s statement comes weeks after…

Fatal Bus Tragedy Spoils ANC Birthday Festivities

Several prominent ANC leaders in Limpopo had to alter their plans to commemorate the party’s 112th anniversary at Mbombela Stadium in Mpumalanga. They were compelled to attend to a devastating incident that resulted in the loss of five lives in Magoebaskloof, near Tzaneen. The incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday, January 13, 2024, when one of three buses ferrying ANC members overturned and fell 20 meters into the gorge after crashing onto the back of another on the…

The Avocado Export Agreement Between South Africa and China is Crucial for Job Creation and Poverty Alleviation

On the eve of the 15th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg in August, Chinese President Xi Jinping met his South African counterpart, President Cyril Ramaphosa. After the pomp and ceremony at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the two leaders and their ministers announced a raft of bilateral agreements across many fields.  One of the agreements, signed by South African Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza and Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi, allowed South African farmers…

Zuma’s MK Bombshell ‘Seeks To Topple ANC Leaders Who Jailed Him’ 

Ambitions for political office do not drive former President Jacob Zuma, but the strategic toppling of ANC leaders he believes sent him to jail without trial, said insiders.  According to sources close to Zuma, the former ANC leader’s decision to vote for the newly formed party, Umkhonto weSizwe (MK), in the 2024 general elections, and distance himself from “the ANC of Ramaphosa”, is part of a broader strategy to weaken and eventually remove the current leadership, led by President Cyril…

Ramaphosa Calls On UN To Send Troops To Gaza

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated South Africa’s tough stance against Israel over the Gaza war, calling upon the United Nations (UN) to send soldiers to the Middle East with the aim of ensuring a peaceful dialogue between the state of Tel Aviv and Hamas. Ramaphosa was speaking during the extraordinary joint meeting of BRICS leaders to discuss the situation in the Middle East on Tuesday, November 21. Leaders and delegates of the recently invited members of BRICS, such as Argentina,…

Creating Single BRICS Payment System On 2024 Summit Agenda, Says Ramaphosa 

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that creating a single payment system using the national currencies of the BRICS countries will be on the agenda of the 2024 summit in Kazan, Russia. The head of state remarked while addressing the National Council of Provinces (upper house of parliament) on October `13.  “The BRICS group intends to further expand the use of member states’ national currencies in international trade. Finance ministers and Central Bank governors are now working on the…

Ramaphosa Condemns Israeli ‘Genocide’, Calls For Two-State Solution

Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa’s president, has vowed to collaborate with the international community to stop Israeli “genocide” against Palestinian people. He has also called on Israel to end the siege on Gaza and allow a humanitarian corridor in the Strip.  Addressing the African National Congress (ANC) post-national executive committee (NEC) meeting on Monday, Ramaphosa said the governing party is angered by the Zionist state’s indiscriminate shelling and blockade of the Gaza Strip.  He said the ANC will push for a…

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