Ramaphosa backs Huawei's 5G projects in South Africa
South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, backed Chinese technology giant, Huawei, on Friday at the first South African Digital Economy Summit in Johannesburg, where he outlined his government’s strategy to unlock economic opportunities in the digital era. Ramaphosa, in his speech, noted that multilateral relations should reflect an enabling posture for the global digital economy. Ramaphosa…
South Africa president to deliver state-of-nation address
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will Thursday deliver his first state-of-the-nation address since the ruling ANC party won elections in May, with the crisis-hit state energy company high on the agenda.
South African president under investigation over graft allegations
The South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is under investigation by the country's anti-corruption watchdog over a 500,000 rand ($35,000) donation to his campaign fund from a company facing extensive graft allegations, the presidency said Wednesday.
South African economy contracts by 3.2 percent in first quarter
South Africa's economy contracted sharply in the first quarter of 2019, the national statistics authority said Tuesday, piling pressure on President Cyril Ramaphosa's newly elected administration.
Silver Linings In The Doom And Gloom
I may have been in a gloomy, grumpy mood last weekend, sending the world we live in on a downward spiral into the Middle Ages. While, yes, the news as we scroll down social media feeds are not always encouraging, there are occasional rays of sunshine. So this week I do apologise for my mood…
Ramaphosa sworn in as president of South Africa
Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday took the oath of office as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony, vowing "a new era" amid expectations...
South Africa lawmakers re-elect Cyril Ramaphosa as president
South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections.
Victory in sight for ANC in closely-watched South Africa poll
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC was in touching distance of election victory Friday but with diminished support, complicating efforts to revive the country's flagging economy and fight corruption, results showed.
South Africa president's son paid by scandal company
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's son Andile admitted on Wednesday he was paid $140,000 by a company facing extensive corruption allegations, an admission that could embarrass his father ahead of polls.