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South African president pledges to revitalize SOEs

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday pledged to revitalize state-owned enterprises (SOEs), some of them are facing severe financial and operational challenges. ...
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S. African president to form cabinet with “requisite skills”

Newly-elected President Cyril Ramaphosa will form a cabinet which possesses "requisite skills, experience, representativity and a commitment to the public services," his office said...
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Zimbabwean president to attend inauguration of South African president

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa will attend the inauguration of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in Tshwane on Saturday, the Ministry of Information announced Thursday. ...
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AU Commission chief congratulates S. Africa on successful election

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has welcomed the successful conduct of the National and Provincial Elections in South...
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S. African president promises to embark on economic reforms

With South Africa's slow economic growth, stubborn unemployment, President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the Goldman Sachs investors conference that his government would focus on...
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S. African president calls for unity to improve tourism

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on African countries to work together to improve the tourism sector and make the continent a destination...
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Seven Day National Mourning Declared in South Africa for Flood Victims

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday declared a week-long national mourning for the 70 flood victims in what was believed to be the...
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South African traditional leaders must be essential part in anti-corruption effort

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday sought the help of traditional leaders in the fight against "extensive corruption," saying they must be an...
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President Cyril Ramaphosa Condemns Attack on Kenya

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday condemned Tuesday's terrorist attack on Kenya which left at least 15 people dead and many others injured....
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South Africa’s National Minimum Wage Bill Becomes A Law

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the National Minimum Wage Bill (NMWB) which sets an historic precedent in the protection of low-earning workers...
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At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will attend the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa...
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S. African president pledges to configurate “over-bloated” government

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Friday to configurate his government which has been criticized for being "over-bloated." A review of the size and...
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South African president appoints inquiry commission into tax administration

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday appointed a commission of inquiry into tax administration in the South African Revenue Service (SARS). The move is...
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President Cyril Ramaphosa Worried About U.S. Back-down from Iran Nuclear Deal

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday voiced deep concern over the U.S. decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran. U.S. President...
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Cyril Ramaphosa pledges to increase South Africans national minimum wage

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Tuesday to increase the national minimum wage (NMW) over time in a way that meaningfully reduces poverty...
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South African government calls for calm on those protesting

The South African government on Friday called for calm in the Mahikeng, North West province where people have been protesting, blocking roads and burning...
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S. African president calls for maximum restraint in dealing with violent protests

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday called on law-enforcement agencies to exercise maximum restraint in execution of their duties to return calm and normalcy to...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Foreign Minister Lindiwe Sisulu at AfCFTA in Kigali, Rwanda, March 20-21, 2018

South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa, the fifth and current president of South Africa, took office Thursday in a parliamentary vote. He is preceded by Jacob Zuma, who...

South African deputy president not involved in “uncompetitive practices”

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was not involved in any "uncompetitive practices," as suggested by press reports, his acting spokesperson Tyrone Seale said on Wednesday. Ramaphosa...

South African Vice President wants alleged state capture investigated

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday called for the establishment of a commission of inquiry into alleged state capture by the Indian...
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Oct. 3 major South African media outlets

-- University representatives and opposition parties have called for higher education institutions to be reopened as soon as possible after a meeting at the...
Representatives of Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) follow proceedings during Phase Three (Final Session) of the South Sudan peace talks in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, Feb. 23, 2015. The final session of the IGAD-led peace negotiations kicked off here on Monday. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

South Africa sees to champion reunification of south Sudan ruling party

The reunification will be done under the signed November Arusha document after the party split, plunging the youngest country into more than two years...
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SA Veep Denies Meeting Business Tycoons Over Ministerial Post

Ramaphos was responding to media queries regarding the allegation that he met with a number of business people following the appointment of David van...

SA Among Countries With High TB Burden

Ramaphosa made the remarks at a rally in Lephalalein, Limpopo province, marking World Tuberculosis Day, which falls on March 24 each year. The rally is...
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South Africa’s deputy president denies allegations about wrongdoing

The Office of South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday denied allegations that Ramaphosa has benefited improperly from the black economic empowerment (BEE)...

President Jacob Zuma calls off trip to Indonesia

South African President Jacob Zuma has cancelled his visit to Indonesia in order to attend to matters at home relating to the attacks on...
Deputy President Ramaphosa is welcomed to Lesotho by Ambassodor Leteka while SA High Commissioner Jelle looks on. Pic: Elmond Jiyane, DoC

SADC facilitator to attend inauguration of Lesotho’s prime minister-elect

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as a facilitator of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), arrived in Maseru on Monday...