- Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to make a political comeback today after 16 years
when President Jacob Zuma names him as his deputy – as is largely expected to
to the Sunday Independent newspaper, an informed source said the business
tycoon’s main role would be to run the economy and restore investor confidence
in the country.
also continue his mediation duties in war-torn countries such as the Central
African Republic and South Sudan.
is an astute negotiator and politician and co-founded the National Union of
Mineworkers. He also played a key role in the negotiations that ended apartheid
rule and helped draft the country’s constitution.
politics in 1996 when Thabo Mbeki beat him to the position of deputy under
Ramaphosa remained loyal to the ANC and his popularity among the members