Browsing: Cyril Ramaphosa

Zuma may fire disobedient ministers

President Jacob Zuma is considering firing ministers who backed calls for him to step down last year and defied his instructions, according to senior leaders of the ruling ANC. The rand slumped. Zuma told the party’s national executive

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ANC may change rules on leaders

The ANC could alter its rules for choosing leaders, Business Day reported, citing deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. Any changes agreed at the ANC’s policy conference in June would need to be ratified by the party’s national

Zuma may put ex-wife in cabinet

President Jacob Zuma is considering appointing his ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to his cabinet when she steps down as chairwoman of the African Union Commission, easing her path to succeeding him as national leader

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Cyril can fix the ANC, but…

South Africa’s deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has confirmed his availability to contest the presidency of the ANC at its 54th national conference later this year. He has already secured the endorsement of trade union

Zuma defies calls to quit

President Jacob Zuma has warded off calls to resign over the scandals that have marred his administration and spread dissent in the ruling party largely thanks to a bloc of politicians known as the “premier league” that has his back. With urban voters deserting

SA proposes national minimum wage

The country’s proposed national minimum wage amounts to R20/hour and brings South Africa a step closer to tackling poverty, inequality and unemployment, deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said to reporters in Johannesburg on Sunday. “It is by no

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