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Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa

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


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The ANC is at its weakest since 1994

In his closing address to the African National Congress's 6th policy conference in Johannesburg on 31 July President Cyril Ramaphosa said the gathering was overwhelmingly in favour of retaining the 'step-aside' rule which requires ANC members charged with corruption to step back from public office until they have been cleared...


Zuma allies wound Ramaphosa at KwaZulu-Natal conference

It was a humiliation for President Cyril Ramaphosa which damaged his chances of winning a second term as president...

While the pro-Cyril Ramaphosa ‘Ankole' faction fear the prospect of losing the province and possibly the nation the pro-Zuma ‘Taliban' seem to view it with greater equanimity so long as it means their dominance of the party continues ...


Sofa cash saga levels the ethical scores

President Cyril Ramaphosa vigorously defended his probity in a speech to the South African Communist Party (SACP) on 15 July insisting he would not be railroaded or intimidated while about 150 demonstrators supporting the Radical Economic Transformation (RET) faction of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) marched on its Luthuli House headquarters to demand his suspension from office...


Zondo's game changer

Chief Justice Raymond Zondo's epic state capture report is proving disastrous for President Cyril Ramaphosa and the ruling African National Congress (ANC)...


The ANC is losing out to populists and radicals in Gauteng

Although President Cyril Ramaphosa has got his favoured candidate elected as leader of the African National Congress in Gauteng the country's richest province the party remains chronically split in the region and could lose more support to radicals of the right and left in the 2024 elections...

Provincial deputy chair and cabinet member for education Panyaza Lesufi a staunch supporter of President Cyril Ramaphosa narrowly beat Lebogang Maile who has the local human settlements portfolio for the top party job with 575 delegate votes to 543...

The challenges facing President Cyril Ramaphosa in reforming the ruling party and confronting corruption are strongest here and resound most with voters...


The man behind the sofa story

Once a key associate of President Jacob Zuma in the state security and intelligence apparatus Arthur Fraser has leapt onto the front pages with his claims about the burglary at President Cyril Ramaphosa's farm in 2020...


'Farmgate' rocks Ramaphosa

On a wintry day on 13 June in Johannesburg Carl Niehaus the spokesman of the African National Congress's so-called Radical Economic Transformation (RET) faction led a delegation into the Rosebank police station in Johannesburg and laid an accusation of money-laundering kidnapping and corruption against President Cyril Ramaphosa...


KwaZulu-Natal braces for a showdown

Political contestation between Zuma loyalists in the Radical Economic Transformation (RET) faction and supporters of President Cyril Ramaphosa is reaching fever pitch as the provincial elective conference approaches in July ahead of the ANC's national policy conference at the end of July and the national elective conference in December (See accompanying feature 'Farmgate' rocks Ramaphosa)...


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