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Cyril Ramaphosa

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


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Backers and attackers

While ex-President Jacob Zuma was close to President Joseph Kabila President Cyril Ramaphosa though preoccupied with domestic political crises was cool towards Kabila staying in power and that could have been an important factor in his decision not to stay on...


The tail that wags the dog

They have lost out badly since Cyril Ramaphosa's victory in ANC elections in December and his subsequent takeover of the state presidency in February...

Polls must be held by August 2019 but some of President Cyril Ramaphosa's supporters in the leadership believe that by then the surge of goodwill that greeted him as he succeeded Jacob Zuma and the campaign against state capture and corruption may be gone...


This land may be your land

President Cyril Ramaphosa's personal approval ratings are at 76% and his handling of the economy has the nod from 82% of South Africans...


Moyane spoiling for a fight

Tom Moyane the controversial former head of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) is pushing back against his suspension by President Cyril Ramaphosa by employing some of the country's best lawyers and trying to turn an unfair dismissal hearing into a trial which puts Ramaphosa in the dock...


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...


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