Browsing: Cyril Ramaphosa

Cyril for president – Clem Sunter

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa would make a good candidate for next president of South Africa, according to scenario planner Clem Sunter. “I have always been a fan of Cyril and would love him to be president. In dealings with

Ramaphosa talks up ICT investment

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has mooted investments in the infrastructure and ICT sectors in South Africa and Africa. Ramaphosa was wooing potential investors at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Kigali in Rwanda

R1,5bn to boost SMEs

The private sector has set aside R1,5bn to help small and medium enterprises survive the tough economic climate. The announcement was made CEO of Discovery Adrian Gore during a briefing at the Union Buildings where government, labour

Big rush for 60% e-toll discount

Almost 300 000 e-toll defaulters have already taken up roads agency Sanral’s offer of 60% discount on historic e-toll debt, its service provider Electronic Toll Collection said on Wednesday. The offer was made as part

Why PCCW is backing Africa-1 cable

Growing trade between Africa and Asia has prompted talk of a new subsea broadband cable along Africa’s eastern coastline, says Hong Kong ICT firm PCCW. Last week, PCCW said it along with Telkom, MTN Saudi Telecom Company and

Current affairs
Rupert didn’t have me removed: Van Rooyen

Former finance minister Des van Rooyen said on Wednesday he does not believe billionaire Johann Rupert influenced his redeployment a few days after his appointment as minister. An EWN reporter quoted the cooperative governance minister on Twitter

No wholesale SOE privatisation: Ramaphosa

Politicians should not run ahead of themselves and expect the wholesale or partial privatisation of state-owned enterprises (SOEs), deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said in parliament on Wednesday. Responding to oral questions from

Economic crisis ‘rendering SA sober’

The economic crisis following President Jacob Zuma’s treasury debacle has finally brought about a convergence of government and business, former Nedbank chairman Reuel Khoza said on Tuesday

All eyes on Zuma for make-or-break speech

The rand weakened slightly to R15,92/US$ at 9.55am ahead of President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation speech on Thursday, which will be watched closely by local investors hoping for a sign

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