11-Feb-2019 to 10:35

S/African minister apologises for interfering with TV news crew

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has apologised for an altercation with a South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) television news crew that was filming an African National Congress rally in the Eastern Cape Province at the weekend, the public broadcaster reported on Monday.

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10-Feb-2019 to 15:45

S/Africa: Ramaphosa attends AU summit in Addis

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend the 32nd ordinary session of the AU Assembly of the Heads of State and Government starting on Sunday, the presidency has said.

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08-Feb-2019 to 06:12

S/Africa: Ramaphosa lauds discovery of off shore oil

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The French oil firm Total’s discovery of hydrocarbon products off the coast of South Africa will have significant consequences for the country’s energy security and the development of the hydrocarbon industry, President Cyril Ramaphosa said in parliament Thursday night.

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08-Feb-2019 to 06:06

S/African to set up new unit to deal with corruption cases

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — A new investigative directorate, tasked specifically to probe state capture and associated offences, is on the cards for the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), President Cyril Ramaphosa has said in Cape Town.

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08-Feb-2019 to 05:56

Ramaphosa unveils measures to avert crisis at S/Africa’s power utility

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says “bold, decisive action will need to be taken to avert Eskom’s crisis” at the cash strapped and management troubled power utility by slicing it into three entities of “generation, transmission and distribution.”

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08-Feb-2019 to 05:50

SONA: Ramaphosa sets economy, education as S/Africa’s priorities

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has set the acceleration of South Africa’s economic growth and improvement of the education system as among the urgent tasks for his government for the year ahead.

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08-Feb-2019 to 05:37

S/Africa: Ramaphosa sets 8 May as polling day

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s 26 million voters will go to the polls for their sixth general elections since the end of apartheid rule on 8 May, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Cape Town.

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