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Cyril Ramaphosa

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South Africa

S.A President Ramaphosa Extends Deployment of Military at Eskom

S.A's President, Cyril Ramaphosa has extended the deployment of the South African National Defence Force personnel at Eskom. The president deployed 746 soldiers to Eskom’s power stations in December 2022. This was to help police protect power stations where sabotage, theft, and other crimes may threaten the functioning of stations and the supply of electricity. The estimated cost is about 203.9-million-rand. Meanwhile, Ramaphosa has also extended the deployment of two-thousand-300 […]

todayMay 22, 2024 4

South Africa

S.A. President Ramaphosa Engages in Bilateral Talks with EU’s Michel

  S.A's President Cyril Ramaphosa and European Council president Charles Michel had a bilateral telephone conversation, where they discussed regional and global issues. South Africa has a strong strategic partnership with the European Union. Ramaphosa’s spokesperson, Vincent Magwenya, says the two reaffirmed the importance of South African and European engagement to address challenges to global peace and security, as well as reaffirmed the importance of respect for international law:  

todayMay 21, 2024 10

South Africa

S.A’s President has called for accountability for last week’s building collapse tragedy in George

S.A's President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for accountability for last week's building collapse tragedy in George. Eighty-one people were on site when the building under construction collapsed, resulting in 33 deaths. Twelve of the injured are still in hospital with 19 people still missing. Ramaphosa addressed the families of the victims and urged patience during the investigations. He praised the disaster management team's commitment to the ongoing rescue and recovery […]

todayMay 17, 2024 5

South Africa

Democratic Alliance condemns S.A president Cyril Ramaphosa’s signing of the National Health Insurance Act

The Democratic Alliance condemns S.A president Cyril Ramaphosa's signing of the National Health Insurance Act, accusing the ANC of neglecting the failing healthcare system. They argue the act is an electioneering tool, lacking the necessary investment and infrastructure for effective healthcare. Criticisms include concerns over corruption, funding, flawed parliamentary process, and constitutional violations. The DA’s Siviwe Gwarube has vowed to challenge the scheme through all legal avenues to protect the […]

todayMay 16, 2024 6

South Africa

S.A President says he respects the Electoral Court ruling on former president Jacob Zuma’s candidacy

S.A President Cyril Ramaphosa says he respects the Electoral Court ruling on former president Jacob Zuma's candidacy. The court ruled that Zuma qualifies to be appointed to the National Assembly despite his 15-month prison term for contempt of court. The Electoral Commission is appealing this ruling, arguing that Zuma’s prison sentence disqualifies him from serving as a member of Parliament. Speaking after delivering his Siyanqoba ANC rally message in the […]

todayApril 29, 2024 14

South Africa

South Africa’s President Ramaphosa Commends Country’s Airports for Disability Accessibility Efforts

S.A President Cyril Ramaphosa has commended Airports Company South Africa, in collaboration with airlines, for their efforts to enhance accessibility for persons with disabilities at airport facilities. These initiatives include designated parking, assisted lounges, and private search facilities. The president delivered a keynote address at the transport summit on universal accessibility, at the Birchwood Conference Centre, in Ekurhuleni. According to Ramaphosa, this initiative reflects a commitment to inclusivity, ensuring equal […]

todayApril 26, 2024 3

South Africa

S.A President Ramaphosa Urges Collaboration for Job Creation and Economic Inclusion

S.A President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for collaboration from social partners and the private sector in creating job opportunities for the country's youth, women, and persons with disabilities. Speaking at the 20th anniversary of the Expanded Public Works Programme in Buffalo City Stadium in the Eastern Cape, Ramaphosa emphasised the importance of public and social employment programmes and supporting small enterprises and cooperatives. He says the programme is for everyone: […]

todayApril 25, 2024 10

South Africa

S.A President says the government is pursuing policies that will foster black South Africans towards participation in the economy

S.A President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government is pursuing policies that will foster black South Africans towards participation in the economy. He addressed the Worker Share Ownership Conference hosted by the Department of Trade, Industry, and Competition at the Sandton Convention Centre. He believes worker share ownership will be critical in ensuring that no one is left behind. Ramaphosa hailed the initiative as a key step towards addressing inequality and […]

todayApril 24, 2024 15

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