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South Africa

Population: 59.39m
GDP: $395.42 bn.
Debt: $176.33 bn.

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Can Ramaphosa get the lights back on?

With rolling power cuts obliterating support for the ANC, the government is being pushed to act against vested interests

After four days of deliberations, on 29 January the ruling African National Congress agreed in principle to declare a national disaster in response to rolling power cuts which Pres...


President's fate rests with party

After months of horse-trading and under the shadow of another corruption scandal, the ANC will decide this week on who will lead the party and country

The African National Congress's long-awaited 55th elective conference kicks off on 16 December after a week of political turmoil and crippling rolling blackouts. Cyril Ramaphosa wi...


Conference countdown sharpens ANC contest

President Ramaphosa's backers worry that his chances of a second term are weakened by the 'Farmgate' saga which his rivals are exploiting

In front of the cameras the comrades beamed. Yet several senior African National Congress officials say that President Cyril Ramaphosa's position is weakening and don't rule out 'a...


Cyril in Empireland

King Charles III and Prime Minister Sunak see President Ramaphosa's forthcoming visit as marking a new era

It is symbolically and politically important to Britain that South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa is the first leader to be hosted by King Charles III for a state visit from 22...


Ramaphosa names his party allies

The president will face off against the man controlling the ANC machine at the party’s upcoming elective conference

Discontent over the multiple powerful positions accumulated by African National Congress Secretary-General Paul Mashatile was behind President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision not to mak...


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