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Cyril Ramaphosa

Date of Birth: 17/11/1952
Place of Birth: Johannesburg


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Unbowed, Zuma seeks revenge

For ex-President Jacob Zuma and his allies, the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as leader of the African National Congress was a serious blow but by no means the end of the matter...


Ace in a hole

The pressure is mounting on Ace Magashule, who faces a raft of anti-corruption investigations from his time as Premier of the Free State and widespread questions about his loyalty to new President Cyril Ramaphosa...

'These people are still strong NDZ supporters and… they hold immense power and can undermine the CR [Cyril Ramaphosa] presidency,' a provincial ANC leader said...


No farewell to arms deals

Electoral considerations may have played on the minds of President Cyril Ramaphosa's new administration (AC Vol 59 No 5, Not yet Team Ramaphosa)...

On the news of her death, President Cyril Ramaphosa rushed to address the hundreds who had congregated outside her home in Orlando West...


Zumaists and Ramaphorians

President Cyril Ramaphosa could face his toughest test yet when former President Jacob Zuma has his day in court on 6 April, as tensions between their respective factions in the African National Congress resurface...


Ramaphosa begins world tour

President Cyril Ramaphosa is preparing to set out his stall on the international stage, not only to deliver the message that South Africa is under new management but to restore his country's diplomatic heft and moral authority...


Zexit, Ramaphoria, then political landmines

Weeks of good news for President Cyril Ramaphosa came to a grinding halt on 1 March when the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) outmanoeuvred him to win a parliamentary motion on the issue of expropriating land without compensation...

Former Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown was in the process of vetting new names for the Denel board when President Cyril Ramaphosa removed her from the cabinet two weeks ago (AC Vol 59 No 4, A Saint Valentine's Day massacre, of sorts)...

All the President's men… and women 'Transitional' and 'compromise' are the operative terms to describe President Cyril Ramaphosa's first cabinet...

Cyril Ramaphosa is elected its new leader and embraces the policy with the proviso that it must not harm the economy and should lead to improved agricultural productivity and food security...


Not yet Team Ramaphosa

It may be Cyril Ramaphosa's first cabinet but it was not all of his making...

New players take the field Leading figures in Ramaphosa's cabinet announced 26 FebruaryUnquestionably, President Cyril Ramaphosa now has a talented and determined team to run the economy, the biggest challenge facing his government this year...

Government at a glance President: Cyril Ramaphosa Deputy President: David 'DD' Mabuza Minister in the Presidency: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Minister for Women and Disability: Bathabile Dlamini Finance: Nhlanhla Nene Deputy: Mondli Gungubele Energy: Jeff Radebe State Security: Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba Public Enterprise: Pravin Gordhan Home Affairs: Malusi Gigaba DIRCO – International Relations and Cooperation: Lindiwe Sisulu Deputy: Reginah Mhaule DPW – Public Works: Thulas Nxesi Water Affairs and Sanitation: Gugile Nkwinti Transport: Blade Nzimande Sports and Recreation: Tokozile Xasa Communications: Nomvula Mokonyane Deputy: Pinky Kekana Social Development: Susan Shabangu Mineral Resources: Gwede Mantashe COGTA – Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs: Zweli Mkhize Science and Technology: Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane Police: Bheki Cele Higher Education: Naledi Pandor Basic Education: Angie Motshekga Defence and Military Veterans: Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula Small Business Development: Lindiwe Zulu Deputy: Cassel Mathale Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Senzeni Zokwana Deputy: Sfiso Buthelezi Human Settlements: Nomaindia Mfeketo Rural Development and Land Reform: Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Public Service and Administration: Ayanda Dlodlo Deputy: Chana Pilane-Majake Economic Development: Ebrahim Patel Trade and Industry: Rob Davies Tourism: Derek Hanekom Health: Aaron Motsoaledi Telecommunications: Siyabonga Cwele Labour: Mildred Oliphant Justice and Correctional Services: Tshililo Masutha ...


A Saint Valentine's Day massacre, of sorts

Cyril Ramaphosa, the ANC's elected President, had taken over, and did not need to ask the incumbent for permission...

' How long this honeymoon lasts between business and the Cyril Ramaphosa-led ANC is another matter...


Zuma goes down fighting

The dramatic decision came in the early hours of 13 February after a 13-hour meeting of the ANC's 107-member National Executive Committee (NEC) which was punctuated by the arrival of a blue-light motorcade led by ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa and ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule, until recently a Zuma loyalist...

His attitude seems to have hardened since January and Cyril Ramaphosa's return from the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he said the ANC was negotiating the terms of Zuma's departure but did not wish to humiliate him...


The goodbye gets longer

That address will be read by Cyril Ramaphosa, insists his camp, frustrated after weeks of meandering negotiations to ease out Zuma...


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