Tag: Cyril Ramaphosa

10 killed including one foreigner in South Africa xenophobic violence: president

JOHANNESBURG: At least 10 people have been killed by xenophobic violence in South Africa this week, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Thursday, adding that one victim...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa vows to intensify war on rape, murder of women

CAPE TOWN: South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday unveiled a raft of plans to tighten laws to fight rape and murder of women as...

South Africa vows crackdown on xenophobic attacks after five die

JOHANNESBURG: Five people have been killed in a surge of xenophobic violence in South Africa, police said on Tuesday, as President Cyril Ramaphosa vowed to...

Ramaphosa asks court to seal certain documents in legal battle

JOHANNESBURG: Lawyers for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have asked a court to seal financial records held by the country's corruption watchdog because they were...

South Africa unemployment hits record 29 percent

PRETORIA: Joblessness in South Africa has reached a record 29 percent, the statistics office said Tuesday, piling pressure on President Cyril Ramaphosa's administration after it...

South Africa’s Kganyago reappointed as central bank governor

JOHANNESBURG: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Lesetja Kganyago for another five-year term as central bank governor, the finance ministry said on Wednesday. Kganyago has...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa: US-China trade war born from jealousy

JOHANNESBURG: President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday that South Africa cannot allow its economy to be held back by the US-China trade war, which he...

South African president admits economy ‘extremely weak’

CAPE TOWN: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday described the country's economic outlook as "extremely weak" as he vowed to speed up emergency funding...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa says Eskom cannot be allowed to fail

CAPE TOWN: South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa used his state of the nation address on Thursday to pledge to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa to announce more support for Eskom

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce more measures to support power utility Eskom, his office said on Tuesday, as the government aims to...