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South Africa elections: ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes

It was the worst electoral performance by the late Nelson Mandela's former liberation movement, which has governed South Africa since the country's first free election marked the end of white minority rule in 1994.

Explained: Why India-South Africa relations are unique, and Ramaphosa is a special R-Day Chief Guest

The uniquely intertwined histories of India and South Africa have ensured that the bonds between the countries are, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “much deeper than we generally realize”.


South African President Ramaphosa witnesses Republic Day Parade at Rajpath

Last year, leaders of all 10 ASEAN countries attended the Republic Day celebrations.

India, South Africa seal 3-year strategic plan to deepen ties

Ramaphosa, who arrived Friday from Davos, will be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations Saturday. This is the second time a South African leader is Chief Guest at Republic Day — Nelson Mandela was the chief guest in 1995.

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa to be Republic Day chief guest

Ramaphosa's acceptance comes after the fiasco over US President Donald Trump declining the Indian government’s invitation to be the chief guest.

South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa cuts short Britain trip to deal with protests at home

The latest protests erupted on Wednesday with residents demanding that the province's Premier Supra Mahumapelo, a member of Ramaphosa's ruling African National Congress party, step down.


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See photos of full dress rehearsal for Republic Day parade at Rajpath

The event on Saturday, where South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will be the chief guest, will begin with the laying of wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate by PM Narendra Modi.

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa remembers Gandhi & Mandela

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, the chief guest of this year's Republic Day celebrations, recalls the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.