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Cyril Ramaphosa

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


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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...


Two steps forward…

Cyril Ramaphosa's election as president of the African National Congress in December and anticipation that he will take Jacob Zuma's place as state president within the next few months have caused renewed optimism about South Africa...

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Big change, no fanfare

Cyril Ramaphosa, with a mixture of determination and pragmatism, has embarked on a year of sweeping changes in his party and the government that it runs...

Investors rate the 'Ramaphosa effect' From the start of last year's leadership race, business and banks made it clear that Cyril Ramaphosa was their candidate for the African National Congress presidency...

Three days later Van Rooyen is replaced by former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan following intervention by top ANC officials including Cyril Ramaphosa...


Cyril presses his advantage

The centre of gravity in the governing African National Congress has shifted towards its new President, Cyril Ramaphosa, who now has a decisive tactical advantage over the national President, Jacob Zuma...


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