Ralph Mathekga: Why Ramaphosa is not attending the Davos summit

2020-01-21 09:45

The President did not skip Davos because he is worried about the collective within the ANC which might take a decision he would not like simply because he is ticked "absent" on the register that day. This is about whom the president leaves the ANC with, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Ramaphosa to visit family of murdered student Precious Ramabulana

2019-11-30 17:04

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to visit the family and former home of student Precious Ramabulana after she was stabbed to death in Mokomene, Limpopo.

EFF says one of its MPs admitted to receiving money from Ramaphosa campaign

2019-08-18 15:20

EFF Member of Parliament (MP) Tebogo Mokwele has claimed she received R40 000 from the much talked about CR17 campaign, the political party confirmed in a statement on Sunday.

Here are the 10 departments Ramaphosa has merged

2019-06-14 18:45

President Cyril Ramaphosa is in the process of concluding performance agreements with his ministers and deputy ministers.

Ramaphosa's policy unit a good sign to investors – Black Business Council

2019-05-14 18:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reinstated a policy and research services unit, a move which has been welcomed by the Black Business Council.

Shall we dance? Ramaphosa shows off his skills at KZN rally

2019-03-30 14:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa moved and shook his body to the ANC's new election track Let's grow South Africa together, at a rally ahead of the general elections.

Absa's Ramos sees confidence returning to SA economy

2019-01-28 10:03

Absa CEO Maria Ramos is betting that President Cyril Ramaphosa is on the right track with rebuilding the continent’s most-industrialised economy.

Merkel urges companies to switch focus from Asia to Africa

2018-10-30 19:53

Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged companies to take a closer look at Africa's "huge" economic opportunities, as Germany hopes that development of the continent will help curb illegal migration to Europe.

China, Brics push to shift world order amid trade threats

2018-07-28 10:15

After a three-day summit in Johannesburg, the Brics nations say they want a fairer, more representative global order in diplomacy and trade.

What to look for when assessing Ramaphosa's presidency

2018-06-15 10:49

Beyond a set of programmes and short-term plans, President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to develop strong signature themes that define his leadership, and not just piecemeal programmes.


President Ramaphosa praises Zozibini after Miss Universe win

2019-12-09 11:31

President Cyril Ramaphosa has released an official statement on Twitter, congratulating Zozibini Tunzi on her Miss Universe win.

Ramaphosa campaign: Lobbyists upset over discrepencies in payments - report

2019-08-18 16:18

While details of who received what in relation to Cyril Ramaphosa's campaign to become president of the ANC continue to be shared on social media, City Press is reporting that disparity in payments among campaigners is causing rifts.

Ramaphosa will survive Mkhwebane's machine gun, but he has been wounded

2019-07-22 07:45

In an era of the weaponisation of social media and the proliferation of fake news, Ramaphosa will have to be much smarter going about winning hearts and minds for his new dawn, writes Adriaan Basson.

Ramaphosa's Cabinet: The good, the bad and the interesting for the economy

2019-05-31 08:59

You could almost see markets tick up when President Cyril Ramaphosa made his Cabinet announcement on Wednesday: as soon as he confirmed that Tito Mboweni would stay on as finance minister and Pravin Gordhan in public enterprises, the rand strengthened.

Freedom Day: 'It is up to each one of us to play our part in making South Africa better', says Ramaphosa

2019-04-27 15:47

It is up to each citizen to play their part in making South Africa better, President Cyril Ramaphosa said as he reflected on how far the nation has come since 1994 on Freedom Day.

ANC government 'inherited an economy in crisis' in '94 - Ramaphosa

2019-03-30 11:31

In order to have a better South Africa, it is required that the mistakes of the last few years, including that of the Jacob Zuma administration be corrected, according to ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa.

7 things that affected the rand in 2018

2018-12-30 10:30

From Zuma's ousting to US-China trade relations, here are all the events which impacted the rand in 2018.

Ramaphosa praises Kabila's 'respect' for DRC constitution

2018-08-10 21:52

President Cyril Ramaphosa has praised Joseph Kabila, the outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo head of state, for his "respect for the constitution", according to a statement.

Frail ties threaten to hobble the ANC

2018-06-17 06:04

With next year’s elections drawing closer, the party must hasten to mend its image, strengthen its alliance ties and stop infighting.

Die Stem and old flag are not symbols of Afrikaner identity; they are symbols of discrimination - Ramaphosa

2018-05-24 19:49

"We are bound together by a set of constitutional values and principles that clearly differentiate our democratic present from our apartheid past," President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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