Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa is a South African politician and the fifth and current President of South Africa. He became President following the resignation of Jacob Zuma. Previously an anti-apartheid activist, trade union leader, businessman, and partly communist, Ramaphosa served as the Deputy President of South Africa from 2014 to 2018. He was elected President of the African National Congress (ANC) at the ANC National Conference in December 2017. He is also the former Chairman of the National Planning Commission, which is responsible for strategic planning for the future of the country, with the goal of rallying South Africa "around a common set of objectives and priorities to drive development over the longer term".
Boosting South African growth and overhauling bloated power firm Eskom are post-election priorities for the African National Congress, but a reduced majority may force President Cyril Ramaphosa to.. Reuters - Published
The African National Congress (ANC) will govern South Africa for another five years. But this sixth victory of the democratic era since 1994 was hard-won. For the first time in a national election its.. WorldNews - Published
According to Reuters, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress to victory in Wednesday’s election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he may..
Partial results showed the African National Congress (ANC) strolled toward victory in South Africa’s election on Friday. However, Reuters reports the party is on course for its worst performance in a..
The African National Congress faces its toughest electoral test on Wednesday, seeking to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by rampant graft and racial inequalities a generation after it..
Pretoria - Despite the African National Congress losing a significant amount of voters in this year's elections, President Cyril Ramaphosa remains convinced that citizens prefer his party to lead South.. WorldNews - Published
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring.. Reuters - Published
In the course of his 66 years, Cyril Ramaphosa has experienced the poverty of Soweto, jail for fighting apartheid, trade union activism, fabulous wealth - and now the taste of election victory. Firstpost - Published