African National Congress (anc)

25 May 19
Newsy Today

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria on Saturday, May 25, in the presence of the Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng. The head of state should announce in the coming days the composition of his government, the first test of his authority over the African National Congress (ANC), the […]

25 May 19
UPHINDIA

Cape Town: Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath of office on Saturday as president of South Africa, facing a brew of expectations and scepticism after vowing to reform the country and revive its economy. Foreign heads of state will be among 36,000 people expected to witness the ceremony at a rugby stadium in the capital Pretoria. The 66-year-old […]

25 May 19
National Post

PRETORIA, South Africa — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavour” as he was sworn in for a five-year term with a delicate fight against government corruption ahead of him. “The challenges our country face are huge and real. But they are not insurmountable. […]

25 May 19
VOICE OF THE HWY

PRETORIA, South Africa – Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of some 30,000 people at a stadium in the capital, Pretoria. It followed his ruling African National Congress party’s 57.5% victory in this month’s election. It was […]

25 May 19
AFROINSIDER

Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath of office on Saturday as president of South Africa, facing a brew of expectations and scepticism after vowing to reform the country and revive its economy. Foreign heads of state will be among 36 000 people expected to witness the ceremony at a rugby stadium in the capital Pretoria. The […]

25 May 19
AFROINSIDER

They include: Fixing the economy South Africa has the most advanced infrastructure in the continent, but its commodities-dependent economy has been in a slump for a decade.  It grew by an anaemic 0.8 percent last year and slipped into a brief recession during the third quarter of 2018. It is projected by the World Bank […]

25 May 19
News365.co.za

Scandal-plagued South Africa’s ex-president Jacob Zuma said Friday he is so broke he has had to sell clothes to raise legal fees to fight a corruption case. Facing corruption charges for a case dating back to the 1990s, Zuma, 77, was in court this week seeking a permanent stay of prosecution. He is accused of […]

25 May 19
AFROINSIDER

President Elect of South Africa and President of the African National Congress (ANC) Cyril Ramaphosa greets the crowd after delivering a speech outside Lithuli House, the ANC’s headquarters in Johannesburg, on May 12, 2019. The African National Congress (ANC) hosted a “Siyabonga” / “Re a leboga” gathering to express its gratitude to all South Africans […]

25 May 19
Forefront Info News

Published: Monday, 30 October 1995 Much of the world sat glued before their television screens, eyes and ears transfixed by the drama unfolding in a Los Angeles courtroom. The closing arguments by Johnnie Cochran and Chris Darden in the O.J. Simpson trial held millions in thrall. Meanwhile, up the coast in San Francisco, an event […]

24 May 19
Muqdisho Online - Caasimada Muqdisho. Somalia

    President Uhuru Kenyatta. President Uhuru Kenyatta will not be among leaders attending the inauguration of South African president-elect Cyril Ramaphosa tomorrow. In 2017, President Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga attended Mr Ramaphosa’s inauguration following the ouster of Jacob Zuma over graft allegations.In the same year, Uhuru, Jubilee vice chairman David Murathe and […]

24 May 19
AFROINSIDER

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has left the country for South Africa where he will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Cyril Ramaphosa as that country’s president on Saturday. Ramaphosa’s African National Congress (ANC) survived by the skin of the teeth and failed to attain a two-thirds majority in Parliament for the first time since the advent of […]