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Cyril Ramaphosa

President of South Africa since 2018

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Cyril Ramaphosa: President of South Africa since 2018
Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa is a South African businessman and politician who is currently serving as the fifth democratically elected president of South Africa. Formerly an anti-apartheid activist, trade union leader, and businessman, Ramaphosa is also the president of the African National Congress (ANC).

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South African high court halts Zuma's bid to prosecute Ramaphosa [Video]

South African high court halts Zuma's bid to prosecute Ramaphosa

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South African President Ramaphosa survives 'farmgate' scandal [Video]

South African President Ramaphosa survives 'farmgate' scandal

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:55Published
Ramaphosa re-elected as leader of South Africa's ruling party [Video]

Ramaphosa re-elected as leader of South Africa's ruling party

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Watch: Thousands of delegates of the African National Congress to elect new leader [Video]

Watch: Thousands of delegates of the African National Congress to elect new leader

Despite being embroiled in a scandal, Ramaphosa looks set to be re-elected by the delegates of the ANC party.

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South Africa ANC conference: Protestors disrupt Ramaphosa's opening speech [Video]

South Africa ANC conference: Protestors disrupt Ramaphosa's opening speech

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'President Ramaphosa will face a vote by his own party's members when they decide who will be the next leader' [Video]

'President Ramaphosa will face a vote by his own party's members when they decide who will be the next leader'

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:20Published
South Africa's Ramaphosa faces crunch impeachment debate [Video]

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces crunch impeachment debate

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 03:10Published
ANC backs South African president Ramaphosa [Video]

ANC backs South African president Ramaphosa

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'I have nothing to hide': Man named in Farmgate scandal willing to testify over Ramaphosa buffalo deal

'i have nothing to hide': man named in farmgate scandal willing to testify over ramaphosa buffalo deal
The Sudanese businessman embroiled in the Farmgate scandal is currently cooperating with the South African authorities - and would be willing to testify in any legal proceedings.
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Man named in Farmgate scandal 'didn't know $580k buffalo deal was with Ramaphosa'

man named in farmgate scandal 'didn't know $580k buffalo deal was with ramaphosa'
A businessman has told Sky News he paid $580,000 in cash to buy 20 buffalo from South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's farm in December 2019 - but that he didn't initially know who the animals..
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South Africa's Ramaphosa will not resign over 'Farmgate' scandal

south africa's ramaphosa will not resign over 'farmgate' scandal
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will not resign and will seek a second term as leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), his office has said.
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King Charles hosts South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in first state visit as monarch

King Charles has hosted his first state visit since becoming monarch, welcoming South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa to Buckingham Palace.
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Democratisation at UN necessary to address global challenges effectively: Ramaphosa


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India to resist anti-US messaging at BRICS summit with Xi, Putin

The virtual BRICS event, which Beijing is hosting this week, is set to bring together Xi, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, South Africaโ€™s Cyril Ramaphosa and..
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu Dead at 90, Anti-Apartheid Leader in So. Africa

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a leader in the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa, has died. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Tutu's death, praising him as "a patriot without equal,"..
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South African president tests positive for coronavirus amid countrywide spread of Omicron variant

south african president tests positive for coronavirus amid countrywide spread of omicron variant
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has tested positive for coronavirus amid the growing prevalence of the Omicron variant in the country.
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Afghan territory should not become terror sanctuary: BRICS Delhi Declaration

The summit saw participation of Chinese Prez Xi Jinping, Russian Prez Vladimir Putin, Brazil President Bolsonaro, South Africa President Ramaphosa.
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PM Modi to chair 13th BRICS summit today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the 13th BRICS Summit on Thursday in a virtual format, the Ministry of External Affairs said. Brazil President Jair Bolsanaro, South African President Cyril..
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SA president says deadly unrest designed to 'destroy democracy' on visit to site of looting

sa president says deadly unrest designed to 'destroy democracy' on visit to site of looting
The leader of South Africa's government, Cyril Ramaphosa, needed to be seen in the city of Durban and his 20-vehicle, flashing blue light, presidential convoy did an excellent job in heralding his..
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PM Modi speaks to South Africa President Ramaphosa over Covid-19 management

"Spoke to President Cyril Ramaphosa about the measures India and South Africa are taking to fight the Covid-19 pandemic domestically and internationally. India's capacity to produce medicines and..
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India would serve covid vaccine needs of Africa, PM Modi tells South African president Ramaphosa

Both leaders spoke to each other on Thursday evening with the key focus being on the coronavirus pandemic and cooperation on the vaccines.
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South Africa coronavirus restrictions further eased for casinos, salons

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday casinos, cinemas, personal care services and accommodation will be allowed to operate as the country further eases coronavirus lockdown..
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South Africa's COVID-19 cases rise and president worries about Cape Town region

Even as South Africa eases its coronavirus lockdown, infection numbers have started to rise quickly and President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday he was particularly concerned about the province around..
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South Africa to let places of worship reopen from June

South Africa's churches and other places of worship can reopen their doors from June, but will be limited to 50 people, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday as coronavirus lockdown rules are..
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South African president says lockdown to ease from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday a further easing of South Africa's coronavirus lockdown from June 1, allowing the vast majority of the economy to return to full capacity.
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Africa backs WHO, needs help with debt relief, supplies: Ramaphosa

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday that Africa affirms its "full support" for the World Health Organization (WHO) which he said had been key in guiding the international response..
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South Africa to ease coronavirus restrictions cautiously: Ramaphosa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday he aimed to further ease restrictions imposed to curb the new coronavirus, but places with the most infections likely would remain into June on..
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South Africa's Ramaphosa to discuss easing COVID-19 restrictions further by end-May

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday that his government would start talks on moving most of the country to "alert level 3" COVID-19 restrictions by the end of May, from the..
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South Africa to parole 19,000 prisoners to curb coronavirus

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday thousands of low-risk prisoners would be granted parole to help curb the spread of the coronavirus in correctional facilities.
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South Africa to begin phased easing of lockdown on May 1

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday government will allow a partial reopening of the economy on May 1, with travel restrictions eased and some industries allowed to operate under..
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South Africa's COVID-19 crisis strengthens Ramaphosa's economic reform hand

The coronavirus crisis that has decimated South Africa's already struggling economy presents President Cyril Ramaphosa with his best opportunity yet for reforming it, analysts say, even if he..
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South Africa's Ramaphosa pledges COVID-19 rescue package worth 10% of GDP

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 500 billion rand ($26.3 billion) rescue package on Tuesday, equivalent to 10% of the GDP of Africa's most industrialized nation, to try to cushion..
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South Africa to increase welfare provision over coronavirus: Ramaphosa

South Africa will increase welfare provision to help poor households suffering because of a nationwide lockdown aimed at containing the country's coronavirus outbreak, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on..
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South Africa's Ramaphosa dismisses call to lift ban on alcohol during lockdown

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday refused to lift a ban on alcohol during a nationwide lockdown set to last until the end of April, brushing off a threat of court action from an..
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South Africa's Ramaphosa extends lockdown by two weeks

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday extended a lockdown aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus by two weeks to the end of April.
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South African minister disciplined for 'lockdown lunch'

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa put the communications minister on "special leave" for two months, one of which will be unpaid, on Wednesday for breaking the rules of a countrywide lockdown and..
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S.Africa coronavirus cases exceed 900, Ramaphosa urges G20 aid

The number of coronavirus cases in South Africa jumped to more than 900 on Thursday and President Cyril Ramaphosa called for richer countries to help African nations deal with the economic fallout,..
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Ramaphosa tests negative for coronavirus as South Africa to begin lockdown

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has tested negative for coronavirus after taking the test as a precautionary measure, the presidency said in a statement on Thursday, hours before the start of a..
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South African President Ramaphosa tests negative for coronavirus: presidency

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has tested negative for coronavirus, the presidency said in a statement on Thursday.
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South Africa to impose 21-day lockdown as coronavirus cases jump

South Africa will impose a nationwide lockdown for 21 days from midnight on Thursday to try to contain the coronavirus outbreak, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday, as the number of confirmed..
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South Africa to implement a 21-day lockdown from midnight Thursday: Ramaphosa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday that the government would impose a nationwide 21-day lockdown from midnight on Thursday to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
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South Africa's Ramaphosa declares state of disaster over COVID-19

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national state of disaster on Sunday as he announced a range of measures to contain a COVID-19 outbreak that has so far infected 61 and showed the..
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South African court clears Ramaphosa of misleading parliament, money-laundering alleged by graft watchdog

South Africa's High Court on Tuesday cleared President Cyril Ramaphosa of lying to parliament about the source of donations to his 2017 campaign to lead the ruling party, setting aside a potentially..
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South African president says coronavirus will hurt tourism, economy

The spread of the coronavirus to South Africa will have a huge impact on travel and a negative impact on the already struggling South African economy, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.
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South African president orders repatriation of citizens in Wuhan over coronavirus

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday ordered the repatriation of his nearly two hundred citizens from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, his..
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