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Cyril Ramaphosa

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


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Zuma's anti-Gordhan play

The prospect of Molefe becoming Finance Minister or even Deputy has brought the governing party almost to the point of open warfare and could even lead to a split led by the reformist Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's main rival for the succession...


The state of Jacob Zuma's presidency

The clearest policy in Zuma's address – a minimum hourly wage of R20 or R3,500 a month – had in fact been launched the previous day by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa...

A veteran of the liberation struggle, Gordhan has resisted, with the support of several senior government members, including Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Secretary General of the African National Congress Gwede Mantashe and ANC Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize...

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The numbers game next year

Nzimande's attack followed a speech by ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who chose the third anniversary of President Nelson Mandela's death on 5 December to condemn 'arrogant and corrupt' leaders who 'put their own interests above the interests of the people'...


Clinging to the wreckage

As befitted the person most likely to benefit from Zuma's removal, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa did not speak during a stormy meeting which surprised the participants by its unprecedented bitterness...


Starting the post-Zuma race

Although Mantashe didn't name them, we understand from other ANC sources that the contenders break down as follows: • Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission: due to return home in January to run for the ANC presidency; • Baleka Mbete, Speaker of Parliament: unambiguously pro-Zuma; • Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President: the successor favoured by the ruling hierarchy; backed by business and trying to broaden his appeal to grassroots; • Zweli Mkhize, ANC Treasurer General: former Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, province with the highest ANC membership; • Kgalema Motlanthe, former interim President of the ANC and the country: lost to Zuma in a bid for the party presidency in 2012 and has become an outspoken critic of his rule; and • Lindiwe Sisulu, Minister for Human Settlements: former Chief of Staff in Zuma's Presidency...


Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Secretary General Gwede Mantashe and Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize are in favour of Zuma being persuaded to step down immediately, insiders say (AC Vol 57 No 19, Ramaphosa ready for launch)...


Zuma largesse under fire

Also speaking at the funeral, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said the ANC led a government 'at war with itself' (AC Vol 57 No 18, Funeral fusillade hits Zuma & Vol 57 No 19, Ramaphosa ready for launch)...


Ramaphosa ready for launch

The plush Mount Nelson Hotel at the foot of Cape Town's Table Mountain provided the perfect setting for the unofficial launch of the CR17 campaign, as Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's 2017 presidential bid is known...


Funeral fusillade hits Zuma

Knowing what was in store, he hastily told Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa that he was replacing him at the Nairobi meeting of Japan's Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), before heading to Hangzhou in China for the Group of 20 summit...

A calm, undemonstrative man, his manner is conciliatory, which is attractive to those who are unhappy with the prospect of either Cyril Ramaphosa, who has impressed less as time goes on, or Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, whom they see as President Jacob Zuma's political heir, leading the country...


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