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Cyril Ramaphosa

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


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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...


Nkosazana's trial balloon

ANC leaders, including Cyril Ramaphosa, have been deployed across the country but the President's ex-wife has focussed her attention solely on KZN...


Gordhan and Zuma slug it out

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, ANC Treasurer Zweli Mkhize and Presidency Minister Jeff Radebe, while maintaining a lower profile, clearly support Gordhan...


Trial of strength at the top

These are Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Secretary General Gwede Mantashe, Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize, Chairperson Baleka Mbete and Deputy Secretary General Jessie Duarte...


Zuma bows to business

Zuma's former wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the main rival of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in the succession stakes, expressed shock that the President could be addressed in such a way...


Political earthquakes ahead

The camp supporting Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has not lost hope, especially if it can lure key ANC KwaZulu-Natal leaders...


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