In The News South Africa

Ramaphosa shares proposed stimulus package with business, labour

JOHANNESBURG, September 17 – President Cyril Ramaphosa has shared an outline of the economic stimulus package adopted by Cabinet to spark economic activity and secure confidence in sectors affected by regulatory uncertainty with South Africa’s business and labour leaders, a statement from his office late on Sunday said. The Presidency said Ramaphosa presented highlights of the […]

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Maseko testifies on Gupta’s ‘bullying, intimidation tactics’ at state capture inquiry

JOHANNESBURG, August 29 – The controversial Gupta family’s inappropriate demands on former government spokesman Themba Maseko to channel government’s advertising spend to their newspaper, The New Age, bordered on breaking the laws of the country, the commission of inquiry into state capture heard on Wednesday. Maseko was CEO of government communication and information system (GCIS) […]

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Constitutional Court rules that Abrahams appointment as NPA boss is invalid

JOHANNESBURG, August 13 – The Constitutional Court said on Monday Shaun Abrahams’ appointment by former president Jacob Zuma as the head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) was unconstitutional. The court further directed President Cyril Ramaphosa to appoint a new NPA boss within 90 days. Abrahams and the NPA approached the highest court to appeal a judgment last […]

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Ramaphosa urges citizens to dedicate time and resources on Mandela Day

JOHANNESBURG, July 16 – President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans to dedicate their time, energy, and resources to improving the lives of the less fortunate in honour of the country’s first democratic statesman and anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela International Day is an annual international day in honour of the global icon, celebrated […]

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ANC leader Ramaphosa is SA new president

JOHANNESBURG, February 15  – Cyril Ramaphosa, the newly elected leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) will become South Africa’s new president Thursday afternoon.   Deputy President Ramaphosa became acting president Wednesday night after Jacob Zuma threw in the towel a say after the ANC recalled the scandal-ridden Zuma and made it clear that […]