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Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa

Date of Birth: 17 November 1952
Place of Birth: Johannesburg


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Leaders clash over climate

Cyril Ramaphosa has called on developed economies to help fund the energy transition in developing economies as South Africa's struggle to wean itself off coal sets him against one of his closest political allies and the public punishes the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in local government elections (AC Vol 62 No 22 ANC slumps to record low as voters stay away)...

Since the establishment of his Presidential Climate Change Co-ordinating Committee in December last year President Cyril Ramaphosa has been cajoling his pro-coal colleagues and allies from the ANC's trade union and communist wings to support accelerated targets for phasing out fossil fuels...


Apathy and infighting hit ANC

For President Cyril Ramaphosa the local elections on 1 November will be a referendum on his reforms and a sign of his party support a year before he stands for re-election as president of the governing African National Congress...


Mabuza stirs a hornets' nest

The put-down came from ANC election chief Fikile Mbalula who also serves as Transport Minister in President Cyril Ramaphosa's government...


Mining magnates hail ruling

Despite his past ownership of mining interests and links with the top companies President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government will appeal the judgement...


Who runs the Western Cape?

He has fairly cordial relations with President Cyril Ramaphosa despite occasional sharp differences of opinion particularly over the rules for Covid-19-related lockdowns...

Cyril Ramaphosa's election has given the ANC a boost in the Western Cape and thanks to favourable by-elections it controls nine municipalities in the province...


Ill fares the ANC

President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned the African National Congress that a judicial commission headed by Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo – which enjoys the support of the President and the ANC – will portray the ANC government as 'corrupt and incompetent' in a long-awaited report...


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