Ramaphosa on SA's challenges

2013-01-09 10:31

The new Deputy President of the ANC spoke to CNN on tackling inequality, corruption in his party, and his future in South African politics.

Cyril Ramaphosa was the young lawyer at Nelson Mandela’s side for much of the journey to bring about a peaceful transformation to South Africa. Ramaphosa led a defining 1987 strike against the apartheid regime and then helped negotiate the democratic transition and draft the new constitution.

He left politics and amassed a fortune in private business, but has just returned to politics as President Jacob Zuma’s new deputy in the African National Congress.


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