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Grace Mugabe’s diplomatic immunity after assault to be left in court’s hands – Ramaphosa

PARLIAMENT, September 7 – The question on whether it was legal to grant Zimbabwean First Lady, Grace Mugabe, diplomatic immunity after she allegedly viciously assaulted a young model with an electrical cord should be left to the courts, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday. Answering questions in the National Assembly, Ramaphosa would not be […]

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Ramaphosa says price fixing hurts the poor, stifles jobs

JOHANNESBURG, September 1 – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday, warned against cartels saying that price fixing hampers development, reduces job opportunities and causes undue hikes in prices of goods. “When organised cabals steal from public resources and unsuspecting consumers, they break trust, undermine social cohesion and destroy lives,” Ramaphosa said speaking at the 11th annual competition law, economics […]

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Deputy President Ramaphosa lauds TAC

JOHANNESBURG, August 24  – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has lauded the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) for its outstanding role in mobilising South Africans to defend their right to life, to health and to dignity. Speaking at the TAC’s 6th National Congress held at the Lesedi Cultural Village, Sterkfontein, on Thursday, Ramaphosa said: “For nearly two decades, […]

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Ramaphosa in Lesotho to engage parties

TSHWANE, August 9 – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is scheduled to interact with government officials, civic society and opposition parties in the Kingdom of Lesotho, during his current visit, in his capacity as facilitator for the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), the Presidency said on Wednesday. “The visit of the facilitator takes place against the backdrop […]