Ramaphosa in London to address the Financial Times Africa Summit during 2-day working visit

2019-10-13 21:09

President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived safely in London where he is expected to deliver the opening address at the 6th annual Financial Times Africa Summit.

The pressure of now: Meaningful change takes time

2019-09-27 06:00

The hope is that President Ramaphosa will be adroit in managing the tensions within the ANC. As for putting criminals in jail post haste, South Africans should be careful not to expect the president to act as police, prosecutors and judges, writes Thembinkosi Gcoyi.

'I have apologised on your behalf' - Ramaphosa comments after he was booed at Mugabe memorial

2019-09-16 16:06

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said his apology to Zimbabweans was necessary after xenophobic attacks tarnished South Africa's international reputation.

Ramaphosa visits families of murdered East London women

2019-09-06 17:46

President Cyril Ramaphosa has visited the families of murdered Uyinene Mrwetyana, Leighandre Jegels and Angelique Clark-Abrahams in East London.

Public Protector's 'counsel' helps Ramaphosa dodge Bosasa question

2019-08-22 18:52

By taking the advice of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, President Cyril Ramaphosa managed to dodge a question on corruption-accused Bosasa stuffing the ANC presidential campaign coffers.

JP Landman: It's not all doom and gloom. How the Ramaphosa presidency is reclaiming the state

2019-08-22 05:00

"Just do something" is the cry now rising from all over South Africa. It is useful to replay what has been done, writes JP Landman.

Melanie Verwoerd: CR17 accusations – A dangerous race to the bottom

2019-08-20 22:29

Instead of dealing with the issues plaguing the country such as unemployment, service delivery and the various SOE meltdowns, the politicians are like a pack of hyenas tearing this country apart, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

'Never again can we allow such a tragedy to befall our nation' - Ramaphosa on Marikana massacre

2019-08-16 13:24

A "tragedy" like the Marikana massacre should never happen again, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said in a tweet.

Daniel Silke: 5 crucial tests for the ANC that could make or break us

2019-08-16 05:00

Despite some internal ANC support for the president, Ramaphosa remains at the helm of a very unstable ship. Over the next few months, there are at least five flashpoints which are likely to test ANC unity to the hilt.

Mcebisi Jonas: 'South Africa isn't far from chaos or the IMF'

2019-08-14 20:32

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas believes South Africa isn't far removed from chaos and that there exists a "historic opportunity" for the government to effect drastic and necessary structural changes to the economy and the country.


'SA is committed to ideals of African unity' - Ramaphosa to Nigerian president Buhari

2019-10-03 14:58

Following a spate of public violence against foreign nationals in parts of the country last month, President Cyril Ramaphosa and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari have met to discuss relations between two the countries.

Daniel Silke: Ramaphosa to be tested on response to violence

2019-09-17 12:03

Gender-based violence undermines the ANC's social message like few other issues do but also offers a strong political lifeline for Cyril Ramaphosa. Will he take it, asks Daniel Silke.

SABC's Ramaphosa blunder was sabotage, broadcaster confirms

2019-09-10 16:08

The SABC has confirmed that the flighting of the wrong clip of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech to the nation on Thursday last week was an act of sabotage.

Installation of new eThekwini mayor 'a win for Ramaphosa'

2019-08-23 18:15

President Cyril Ramaphosa has solidified his hold over KwaZulu-Natal after the installation of his ally Mxolisi Kaunda as the eThekwini mayor.

Ramaphosa Q&A: Modise refuses Maimane's request for urgent question

2019-08-22 14:01

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has refused DA leader Mmusi Maimane's request to have an urgent question added to the questions that will be posed to President Cyril Ramaphosa in Parliament.

OPINION: Changing the narrative of the 'new dawn' and corruption in South Africa

2019-08-21 15:50

Though understandable, the constant discussion about South Africa's problems risks cementing an image of South Africa as perhaps one of the most corrupt countries in the world, writes Thembinkosi Gcoyi.

Reports that Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni used R5m CR17 money to buy car, mansion 'based on malice'

2019-08-20 08:48

Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has responded to media reports that she had misappropriated campaign funds during President Cyril Ramaphosa's "CR17" presidential campaign.

The coming chaos: Mcebisi Jonas on growth, jobs and the lack of national obsessions

2019-08-16 06:00

It's becoming common cause, but South Africa cannot afford to delay making the big decisions any longer. But, Mcebisi Jonas, who was fired as deputy minister of finance by then president Jacob Zuma during the height of state capture, says it's too early to judge President Cyril Ramaphosa.

OPINION: Ramaphosa faction still dominates the ANC. But the threat of a recall is real

2019-08-15 08:02

It can take a lifetime to build what is destroyed in the blink of an eye. In South Africa's case, that blink was Zuma's second presidential term. Now, the rebuilding effort is getting stuck in the rubble, writes Christi van der Westhuizen.

EXCLUSIVE: Ramaphosa appoints new head of domestic intelligence branch

2019-08-13 06:03

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a new head of the domestic branch of the State Security Agency.

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