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Cyril Ramaphosa


India part of S Africa's plan to attract skilled persons, boost tourism: President Ramaphosa

February 12, 2021 7:04 am

Over 150 Indian companies with a presence in South Africa have already been contributing in skill development in a wide range of areas. Among the leaders in the area of skill transfer have been the Tata Group and automotive manufacturer Mahindra.

WHO team to assist South Africa in reinforcing COVID-19 response

August 16, 2020 11:15 am

South Africa, at present, has the world's fifth largest virus caseload with over 5,79,000 confirmed cases and has reported more than 11,000 deaths, according to the tally by the Johns Hopkins University.

Curfew, alcohol ban as S Africa extends national state of disaster amid rampant COVID-19 infections

July 13, 2020 10:16 am

An average of 12,000 cases were now being reported daily, the president said, as he lamented the disregard which many citizens were showing for the preventive measures of wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.

Prez Ramaphosa urges citizens to be prepared as COVID-19 deaths in S Africa nears 1,000

June 09, 2020 9:35 am

Ramaphosa also called on every household to look at how they could protect elderly people and those with underlying conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension, and cancer, TB or HIV.

South Africa extends lockdown by two more weeks; top execs take 30% pay cut

April 10, 2020 1:36 pm

The president also said the Cabinet and top management in government would take a one-third pay cut for the next three months to assist the Solidarity Fund.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa makes affidavit on meetings with Gupta brothers public

July 27, 2019 3:51 pm

Ramaphosa said there was only one meeting that he considered significant, at which he raised the brothers' relationship with former president Jacob Zuma and the issue of the Gupta family landing a Jet Airways flight full of wedding guests at the Waterkloof Airforce base.

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

May 11, 2019 6:28 pm

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

January 28, 2019 11:20 am

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

January 26, 2019 12:18 pm

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

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

January 26, 2019 7:46 am

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.


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

January 27, 2019 7:30 am

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.


South African President Cyril Ramaphosa remembers Gandhi & Mandela

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

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