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Ramaphosa backers stage own rally close to ANCWL rally addressed by Dlamini-Zuma in Mpumalanga

KWAMHLANGA, November 18 – A group of about 200 supporters of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa held a rally in KwaMhlanga in Mpumalanga on Saturday about 200 metres away from the stadium where another rally, held by the ANC Women’s League (ANCWL), was being addressed by Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Dlamini-Zuma and Ramaphosa are frontrunners in the race […]

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ANC reprimands Ramaphosa

Sello Theletsane  The African National Congress (ANC) has reprimanded Deputy President and Presidential hopeful Cyril Ramaphosa after he announced his slate at his campaign rally in Limpopo. While the ANC did not mention Ramapahosa by name, it is believed that the statement was triggered by Ramaphosa’s utterances at the rally where he announced his slate […]

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SAA’s failure to settle its debt would have resulted in default – Ramaphosa

CAPE TOWN, November 2 – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said the South African Airways (SAA) bailout was a crucial decision made by government because failure to settle debts would have resulted in SAA defaulting on its debts. Ramaphosa was answering questions in the National Council of Provinces. SAA holds a R19.1 billion government guarantee facility […]

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I want to devour your breasts – Ramaphosa tells Caiphus and Letta’s granddaughter

Solly Makganoto Papa devour me.  This was a plea to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa by one of the eight young women the presidential hopeful had an extra-marital relationship with. To which Ramaphosa responded: “Show me those succulent breasts baby. I want to devour those breasts. This is the juicy email communication between Deputy President Cyril […]

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KPMG ‘rogue unit’ report grossly unfair to former finance minister Gordhan – Ramaphosa

PARLIAMENT, October 19 – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said a report compiled by auditing firm KPMG for the SA Revenue Service into the existence of a “rogue spy unit” was “grossly unfair” to former finance minister Pravin Gordhan. The KPMG report , which insinuated that Gordhan knew of a wrongdoing by an intelligence […]

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Mpumalanga ANC distances itself from Ramaphosa rally

JOHANNESBURG, October 17 – The Mpumalanga provincial leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) on Tuesday distanced itself from a text message announcing a rally in Mbombela expected to be addressed by party presidential hopeful, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa and former African Union Commission chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, are front runners in the race to lead the […]

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United MK veterans important for ANC – Minister Sisulu

JOHANNESBURG, October 6 – The African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) believes that a united Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) veterans structure is important to ultimately ensure that the governing party is itself united again, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said on Friday. “We had an NEC [National Executive Committee] meeting last week at which this matter was discussed. The […]

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Political certainty needed for economic reform in South Africa – central bank governor

Johannesburg, September 28 – South Africa must sort out its political problems in order to kickstart structural reform and unlock economic growth, central bank governor Lesetja Kganyago told Reuters on Thursday. Speaking on the sidelines of a conference organised in London by the Bank of England, Kganyago also said financial market inflation expectations seemed to […]