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Cyril Ramaphosa

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


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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...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

The next test for Cyril Ramaphosa, elected president of the African National Congress on 18 December, is to engineer the departure of his predecessor Jacob Zuma from the national presidency before the opening of Parliament on 8 February...

Ramaphosa's team of rivals Even if his efforts to drive Jacob Zuma from the national presidency are successful, the African National Congress's new leader, Cyril Ramaphosa, will have to consult widely and make big compromises to form a new government...


A fight to the photo-finish

The epic struggle between Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and current Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for the leadership – some say the soul – of the governing African National Congress will be decided between 16 and 20 December in the Nasrec stadium outside Soweto...

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The countdown begins

They say the former Chairperson of the African Union has secured 2,911 votes, against only 1,812 for her chief rival, Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President of South Africa...


The race gets uglier

The battle between Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa for the leadership of the African National Congress now centres on the fate of Secretary General Gwede Mantashe, who is clinging to his job...

'It will be either Cyril Ramaphosa, Julius Malema or Mmusi Maimane...


SACP on the ballot

The party has decided to break with the ANC and stand alone in the 2019 general election if Deputy General Secretary Cyril Ramaphosa is not elected leader of the ANC at its conference next month (AC Vol 58 No 7, SACP threatens JZ)...


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