Ramaphosa makes appeal on national anthem

2014-07-24 21:16

South African leaders need to reach out to those in the Afrikaans-speaking and African communities on their concerns about singing the full national anthem, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

Ramaphosa not fazed by tension in Parliament

2014-07-24 12:05

People should not fret too much about the recent increase in tension between MPs during parliamentary debates, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.

Black people fooled by 'new SA' - Malema

2014-07-17 20:48

Thousands of people, clad mostly in EFF red berets and T-shirts, have packed a hall at the University of Limpopo's Medunsa campus, situated in Ga-Rankuwa outside Pretoria to listen to Julius Malema.

Ramaphosa 'used' Mthethwa at Marikana

2014-07-15 18:57

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa used former Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa to exert political pressure on the police to act against protesters in Marikana, the Farlam Commission has heard.

Mthethwa: No political pressure over Marikana

2014-07-14 12:18

Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa has denied he was under political pressure to intervene in the deadly mining strike at Marikana in Rustenburg two years ago.

Ramaphosa concludes Sri Lanka visit

2014-07-08 20:40

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his working visit to Sri Lanka.

Ramaphosa in Sri Lanka for power sharing talks

2014-07-07 18:05

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Sri Lanka in an apparent bid to broker the resumption of power sharing talks between the government and ethnic Tamil leaders.

Ramaphosa in France for WWI commemoration

2014-07-05 10:00

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in France for the commemoration of the battle of Delville Wood, the presidency has said.

Ramaphosa, Mthethwa to testify at Marikana inquiry

2014-07-03 19:00

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former police minister Nathi Mthethwa will testify at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry this month.

Zuma to lead SA delegation to AU summit

2014-06-22 22:20

President Jacob Zuma will lead South Africa's delegation to the 23rd ordinary session of the African Union summit in Equatorial Guinea, the presidency has said.

Media must educate, amuse and at times annoy us - Ramaphosa

2014-06-21 13:13

The media has a responsibility to report on progress as well as government's failures, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the SA National Editor's Forum.

Ramaphosa: Zuma deadly serious about new Cabinet

2014-06-18 10:44

President Jacob Zuma is "deadly serious" that his newly-appointed Cabinet performs, his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa says.

SMEs vital for growth and jobs, Zuma told

2014-06-17 16:57

In his State of the Nation address President Jacob Zuma should see that government and the private sector facilitate sustainable small businesses, say industry bodies.

Maimane: Where are the jobs, Zuma?

2014-06-16 17:10

At a Youth Day rally north of Pretoria Democratic Alliance Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane wanted to know where the jobs are that Pres. Jacob Zuma promised.

Ramaphosa: Youth unemployment critical challenge

2014-06-16 13:52

Youth unemployment is probably the single most critical challenge facing South Africa today, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

SA commemorates Youth Day

2014-06-16 07:24

South Africa is set to mark the 38th anniversary of the 1976 Soweto student uprising amidst ongoing questions about the quality of education in the country.

Ma Mbeki's funeral cut short due to weather

2014-06-14 16:25

The public funeral service of Epainette Mbeki in Dutywa, Eastern Cape has been cut short because of gale force winds, the SABC reports.

Ramaphosa to do Zuma's work while he rests

2014-06-11 10:55

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will stand in for President Jacob Zuma at Epainette Mbeki's funeral and at some other events as Zuma “must maximise the time he has to rest”.

Uncertainty over Zuma's Youth Day appearance

2014-06-10 17:10

There seems to have been conflicting messages over whether President Jacob Zuma will be travelling to Kimberley for a Youth Day commemoration.

Presidency: Zuma won't attend Cabinet lekgotla

2014-06-09 21:06

President Jacob Zuma will not attend the upcoming Cabinet lekgotla, spokesperson Mac Maharaj has said.

Zuma in Pretoria hospital

2014-06-07 14:19

Other than saying it is in Pretoria, the presidency will not disclose "for privacy reasons" the name of the hospital where President Jacob Zuma is undergoing tests.

Zuma resting - Ramaphosa

2014-06-06 22:12

President Jacob Zuma has been ordered by the ANC to rest after a tough election campaign, deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says.

Ramaphosa's business transparency questioned

2014-06-01 18:20

Questions remain about the transparency of new Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's process of distancing himself from his business interests.

Zuma: Cyril will lead govt business

2014-05-29 17:02

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as the leader of government business in the National Assembly.

INFOGRAPHIC: Zuma's new Cabinet

2014-05-26 14:49

President Jacob Zuma has announced his new Cabinet. Take a look at News24's infographic and find out who's who.


Ramaphosa hints at strike law reforms

2014-07-24 16:22

South Africa should adjust labour laws so union members have to vote before striking, according to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Maimane meets Ramaphosa to talk business

2014-07-17 21:55

DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has met with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in Ramaphosa's capacity as leader of government business.

ANC: Clean up for Mandela

2014-07-17 05:00

South Africans are urged to clean up their cities, towns, neighbourhoods, villages and schools on Nelson Mandela International Day, the government has said.

Ramaphosa, Mthethwa 'should explain Marikana'

2014-07-15 16:01

Families of Lonmin mineworkers killed at Marikana want Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former police minister Nathi Mthethwa to explain how their relatives were slain.

SA's most controversial fake Twitter accounts

2014-07-09 14:58

A fake Twitter account for the Deputy President has sparked outrage from the Presidency, but it’s not the first and it certainly won’t be the last.

Ramaphosa Twitter account fake - presidency

2014-07-07 20:20

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa does not have a Twitter account or any other account on any social media platform, the presidency says.

Ramaphosa heads to Sri Lanka

2014-07-07 05:23

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his working visit to France and will travel to Sri Lanka, the presidency says.

Ramaphosa, Mthethwa to attend WWI commemoration

2014-07-04 09:16

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa will attend the commemoration of the battle of Delville Wood in France, the presidency says.

Maternal, child health key to equity - Ramaphosa

2014-06-30 13:14

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the health of mothers and their children is key to achieving development and equity.

Ramaphosa honours Coetzee

2014-06-21 17:06

Secretary of Parliament Michael Coetzee was a courageous proponent of democracy, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said at his funeral.

SMEs vital for growth and jobs

2014-06-18 11:06

President Jacob Zuma should see that government facilitate sustainable small businesses, say industry bodies.

Zuma puts economy centre stage

2014-06-17 20:13

President Jacob Zuma has put the need to boost economic growth at the centre of his State of the Nation address, saying he hoped to lift annual growth to 5% by 2019.

June 16th Memorial acre launched

2014-06-16 19:03

A memorial acre, housing the June 16th Memorial and Youth Institute, has officially been launched in Soweto.

Youth unemployment problematic - Ramaphosa

2014-06-16 15:20

South Africa's youth unemployment could be the country's single most critical challenge, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Youth Day: Ramaphosa to give an address

2014-06-16 11:51

People have started gathering at the Galeshewe Stadium in Kimberly for government’s national youth day commemorations. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to give an address.

Zuma ready for work next week

2014-06-14 16:25

President Jacob Zuma was rested and would resume public engagements next week, the presidency has said.

Zuma will be fit for State of the Nation - Maharaj

2014-06-11 19:13

President Jacob Zuma will be fit to deliver the State of the Nation address, his spokesperson has said.

South Africa enters economic deep freeze

2014-06-11 06:00

Winter's arrival in SA is a fittingly chill metaphor for an economy beset by labour unrest, flat-lining output, rising inflation and waning external confidence.

Health makes Zuma miss Youth Day event

2014-06-10 16:00

President Jacob Zuma will no longer deliver the main address at the national youth day commemoration in Kimberley on 16 June as he will still be resting.

No update on Zuma's condition

2014-06-08 10:35

There is no update on President Jacob Zuma’s health after he was admitted to hospital for tests in Pretoria.

Dlamini: Cosatu must still read Numsa letter

2014-06-06 17:45

Numsa has sent a letter to Cosatu responding to the outcome of its central executive committee meeting, but it has yet to be read, says president Sidumo Dlamini

Malema announces EFF Parliament leadership

2014-06-01 15:00

EFF leader Julius Malema has announced the names of his party's leadership in the National Assembly.

Ramaphosa quits Shanduka

2014-05-27 05:00

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will pull out from Shanduka as the group is set to become part of the country's largest black owned private investment firm.

Few surprises in Zuma's new Cabinet

2014-05-25 20:25

There have been few surprises in the Cabinet announced by President Jacob Zuma, with 14 ministers retained in their old portfolios.

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