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Ramaphosa extends condolences for loss of Tourism Portfolio Chair Ngcobo

JOHANNESBURG, February 20 – President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended “his sincere condolences” to the family, friends and colleagues of the late Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Tourism Beatrice Thembekile Ngcobo, who passed away on Sunday. Ngcobo, who held an MA Social Sciences and a Diploma in Advanced Nursing Education (University of KwaZulu-Natal), was a […]

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SA Communist Party welcomes Ramaphosa’s measures on social front

PARLIAMENT, February 17 – President Cyril Ramaphosa’s maiden state-of-the-nation address on Friday won fulsome praise from South African Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande. “It was very good, very strong,” said Nzimande, the former higher education minister who became a political enemy of former president Jacob Zuma and was fired by him late last year. […]

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Pomp and ceremony ahead of SONA

PARLIAMENT, February 16 – The ceremonial part of South Africa’s state-of-the-nation address started shortly after 6pm on Friday evening with a military parade down the roads outside the parliamentary precinct. The sound of the military band could be heard reverberating through the CBD area, while members of the public could be seen stopping and taking […]