President Cyril Ramaphosa

From The Desk Of The President

Dear Fellow South African, Our experience with the democratic transition is a lesson about the power of empathy, negotiation and compromise. The escalating situation in Israel and Palestine affirms once more what we South Africa...

President Cyril Ramaphosa·over 2 years ago

From The President Desk's

Later this week, I will be travelling to the United Kingdom to attend the G7 Leaders Summit. We have been invited as a guest country together with South Korea, Australia and India. The summit will discuss how to promote future prosp...

President Cyril Ramaphosa·over 2 years ago

Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat!

“I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.” These famous words were said by one of the 20th century’s greatest political leaders, Sir Winston Churchill on 10 May 1940 before his newly formed cabinet and in the House of Co...

Musa Mdunga ·about 3 years ago

From The Desk Of The President

Last week the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DLRD) announced that members of the public will be able to apply to lease 700 000 hectares of underutilized or vacant state land in seven of the provinces. ...

Honourable Cyril Ramaphosa ·about 3 years ago

DA Launches Economic Reform Tracker, To Assess President Ramaphosa's Performance.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has announced that they have launched an Economic Structural Reform Tracker aimed at assessing President Cyril Ramaphosa's performance since his inauguration. The tracker’s primary purpose will be to act as...

Phumzile Mavimbela·about 3 years ago

From the President's Desk

The launch of the Presidential Employment Stimulus last week marks a fundamental shift in our approach to tackling unemployment. We are undertaking a far-reaching and ambitious public investment in human capital, with the state as bo...

President Cyril Ramaphosa·about 3 years ago

From The desk of the President

Every day, in every part of the country, millions of our citizens use taxis, buses or trains to get to work, go to school, transport goods or go to centres where they can shop, visit clinics or get social support. According to 2015 figu...

Honorable Cyril Ramaphosa ·about 3 years ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa Condemns Violence That Led To The death of President Déby of Chad.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has received with sadness the disturbing news of the death of His Excellency Marshal Idriss Déby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad. The Chadian President passed away on Tuesday, 20 April 2021, following i...

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

President Ramaphosa leads The 2021 National Freedom Day Event in Botshabelo.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the 2021 National Freedom Day celebrations in Botshabelo, Free State. This year this significant holiday will be observed under the theme “The year of Charlotte Maxeke: The meaning of freedom under C...

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

From The President's Desk

Last week I joined more than 40 world leaders at a climate summit convened by US President Joe Biden to discuss the global climate change effort in the run-up to the next international climate conference, taking place in Glasgow, Scotla...

President Cyril Ramaphosa·over 2 years ago

DA Calls For Alleged SSA Report Into ANC MP, Xaiomei Harvard, To Be Made Public.

following news that an ANC MP is allegedly spying for China, and this report allegedly comes via a leak from the sieve-like State Security Agency (SSA). The DA has raised their concerns regarding the matter and said they will write Presi...

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

Jacob Zuma released on remission after returning to the Escourt Prison

Former president Jacob Zuma will not serve any prison time, even though Correctional Services Commissioner Makgothi Thobakgale decided that Zuma should return to the Estcourt Correctional Facility.

Neo Poho·4 months ago

From The Desk Of The President

Dear Fellow South African, When I was elected to the position of President of South Africa, I said that building an efficient, capable and ethical state free from corruption was among my foremost priorities. Only a capable, efficie...

President Cyril Ramaphosa ·almost 3 years ago

From The Desk Of The President

Today is International Women’s Day. For more than a century, this day has been celebrated across the world as part of the struggle to realise women’s rights in the social, political, legal, reproductive, health and other spheres. Th...

President Cyril Ramaphosa·over 2 years ago

President Ramaphosa To Chair 30th African Peer Review Forum Of Heads Of State And Government.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will, in his capacity as Chairperson of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), chair the 30th African Peer Review (APR) Forum of Heads of State and Government meeting tomorrow, Thursday, 25 March 2021. Pr...

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

Ramaphosa To Appear Before The Zondo Commission In April

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo announced on Wednesday that President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to appear at the state capture commission for four days this coming April.

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

Ramaphosa's action plan to tackle the electricity crisis

This is a call for all South Africans to be part of the solution; to contribute in whatever way they can to ending energy scarcity in South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa·over 1 year ago

Family Meeting: SA Still On Alert Level 1 Restrictions During The Easter Weekend.

In the much anticipated family meeting on Tuesday night. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the country will remain under lockdown level 1 during the Easter period. Restrictions had been eased for a month. Since then, the count...

Phumzile Mavimbela ·over 2 years ago

What's On Everyone's Lips: Ramaphosa Places Health Minister Zweli Mkhize On Special Leave.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has placed Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on special leave. Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will serve as acting Health Minister.

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

What's On Everyone's Lips : President Ramaphosa Calls A Family Meeting

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 8pm on Tuesday. The President’s address follows a meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council, the President’s Coordinating Council and Cabinet.

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa Invites Nominations For The Position Of The Next Chief Justice Of South Africa.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is inviting public nominations for the position of the next Chief Justice of South Africa. To promote transparency and encourage public participation, President Ramaphosa has decided that South Africans should t...

Phumzile Mavimbela·about 2 years ago

South Africa Moves To Adjusted Alert Level 3.

President Cyril Ramaphosa briefed the country on Sunday evening regarding the latest developments of the country's response to combating Covid 19. In his announcement, he said based on the recommendations of the Ministerial Advisory Comm...

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

From The Desk Of The President

While the violence and destruction that engulfed parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng two weeks ago caused much damage to property and livelihoods, it also had a huge impact on the cohesion of our communities. This was most evident in ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa·over 2 years ago

From The Desk Of The President

Last week, I had a chance to meet some of the heroes on the frontline of our fight against COVID-19 when I visited two vaccination sites in Tembisa and Midrand. These heroes include the health workers administering the vaccines and the m...

President Cyril Ramaphosa·over 2 years ago

President Ramaphosa To Officiate At The Annual SAPS Commemoration Day.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Sunday, 05 September 2021 at 10h00, join families of slain police officers at the annual South African Police Service Commemoration Day.

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa Offers Condolences to Senegalese People and Government

 President Cyril Ramaphosa has offered condolences to the Senegalese government and people, following the tragic bus accident that took place in the early hours of 8 January 2023. The accident, which took place in Senegal’s central Kaffr...

Tshegofatso Makola·11 months ago

SONA 2021 Summary: Ramaphosa Has Outlined Three Great Priorities Which He Anticipates Achieving in 2021.

President Delivered his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday evening. His speech was centered around three points in which he labeled as great priorities for 2021. Ramaphosa said before anything the country must first defeat th...

Phumzile Mavimbela·almost 3 years ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers eulogy at the Special Official Funeral of The Late King Goodwill Zwelithini Kabhekuzulu

President Cyril Ramaphosa will to today, Thursday, 18 March 2021, deliver the eulogy at the Special Official Funeral of the late, His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini KaBhekuzulu.

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

Presidential Address Moves To 19h30 On 30 March 2021.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 19h30 today, Tuesday 30 March 2021, on developments in the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The time for the address has moved from 19h00 to 19h30 to allow SABC viewers to...

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

Ramaphosa: Where is the Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat?

"I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat!” These words were spoken in 1940 by the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during his first address to the House of Commons. During this time, the British ...

Musa Mdunge ·over 2 years ago

from The Desk Of The President

Dear Fellow South African, Over the course of the three years since the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture started its work, we have heard of the lengths to which the perpetrators of corrupt acts have gone to conceal their misd...

President Cyril Ramaphosa·over 2 years ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa Concludes A Working Visit To Federal Republic of Germany.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded a Working Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany where he advanced South Africa’s and Africa’s continued attractiveness as an investment destination and championed the continent’s call for the p...

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

President Ramaphosa appoints Judge Maya to the Constitutional Court

Justice Maya brings more than two decades of a distinguished career as a judicial officer. She is the first woman to hold the positions of Deputy President and President of the Supreme Court of Appeal

Joburg Post·over 1 year ago

Ramaphosa concedes that the government has failed to provide clean water to households

During his visit to Hammanskraal amid the cholera outbreak, President Cyril Ramaphosa has conceded that government has failed in its constitutional obligation to provide clean water to households.

Neo Poho·6 months ago

"Someone has to be held liable" - Hammanskraal residents

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's visit to Hammanskraal on Thursday, the residents of the area are expected to take legal action against the government for the deaths of their loved ones.

Neo Poho·6 months ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa expresses his condolences to Dr. Essop Pahad's family

Following the family of Dr. Essop Pahad confirming his death on Thursday morning, President Cyril Ramaphosa said he was deeply saddened by the death of the struggle stalwart and expressed his condolences to his friends and family.

Neo Poho·5 months ago

Trade Unions describe the increase of salaries of all public office bearers by 3% as embarrassing and ridiculous

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to approve the 3% salary increase for all public office bearers, Trade unions have described the approval as embarrassing and ridiculous.

Neo Poho·5 months ago

Leaders of main BRICS bloc commit to strengthen ties in emerging global economies

Leaders of the main Brics bloc of countries have committed to strengthen the ties of the emerging global economies.

Neo Poho·3 months ago

EFF calls for the downgrade of the Poland Embassy

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is asking government to consider recalling South Africa's ambassador to Poland and to downgrade the Poland embassy in the country.

Neo Poho·6 months ago

"Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s suspension as public protector is justified" - ConCourt

The Constitutional Court has confirmed that President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to suspend public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane was rational and not retaliation for her office’s Phala Phala investigation.

Neo Poho·5 months ago

Joburg student overly excited about sign language being recognised as an official language

19-year-old Bongumusa Manana who is a deaf student that studies in Johannesburg has expressed his excitement at the government's move to recognise sign language as an official language describing the decision as a huge breakthrough that ...

Neo Poho·4 months ago

Reserve Bank finds Ramaphosa did not contravene the exchange control act

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has found that President Cyril Ramaphosa's Ntaba Nyoni Estate, that owns the Phala Phala game farm, was not legally entitled to the $580 000 it received from Sudanese businessman Hazim Mustafa for 20...

Neo Poho·4 months ago

"There needs to be law and order in the inner city" - President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has revealed that the illegal occupation of the dilapidated building at the centre of the Joburg CBD tragedy was a disaster in waiting.

Neo Poho·3 months ago

National government ready to step in and help City of Johannesburg amid Marshalltown fire

Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has revealed the national government is ready to assist the City of Johannesburg after a deadly fire that claimed the lives of 73 people on Thursday morning.

Neo Poho·3 months ago

President hails Springboks' quarter-finals step towards Rugby World Cup glory

President Cyril Ramaphosa offers his warm and proud congratulations – and those of the nation – to the Springboks on their 29-28 Rugby World Cup 2023 quarter-final victory over France on Sunday, 15 October.

The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa ·about 2 months ago