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Brace yourself SA, another cabinet reshuffle is upon us

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 22 November 2018

Brace yourself SA, another cabinet reshuffle is upon us

The president has announced his latest cabinet reshuffle If there is one thing that the Zuma presidency was synonymous with, it was cabinet reshuffles and midnight press conferences. We would be caught off guard almost every time when then President Jacob Zuma would announce that the cabinet would be getting a makeover. President Cyril Ramaphosa...

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EFF steals Cyril Ramaphosa’s shine at free education discussion

by: Sheilan Clarke - 6 November 2015

EFF steals Cyril Ramaphosa’s shine at free education discussion

During the deputy president’s speech on university fees, free education and unemployment, the EFF showed a willingness to help find answers.  “We are here to assist you” Deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa — who is usually heckled by the red-berets about Marikana — was offered help and support in finding money for the fees crisis. “We...

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Xenophobia: what is government doing about it?

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 27 March 2015

Xenophobia: what is government doing about it?

This Wednesday, Deputy Minister Cyril Ramaphosa was in parliament to answer questions from members of the National Council of Provinces. A question or two was dedicated to the ongoing energy crisis and government’s plans to arrest the decline into a full blown crisis. But perhaps the most striking question was whether the recent spate of...

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Two years later, Marikana still cries

by: Tshepang Tlhapane - 16 August 2014

Two years later, Marikana still cries

“Our children still play in dusty roads, we do not have water and electricity,” laments Primrose Sonti, chairperson of community organization Women of Marikana, at the #SikhalaSonke activism event the organisation held in Marikana on Tuesday. Two years since the Marikana massacre, the people of Marikana are still fighting for better living conditions. The same cause...

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THE DEVIL IN THE DETAIL: A YOUTH DAY REFLECTION

by: Johannesburg Contributor - 17 June 2014

THE DEVIL IN THE DETAIL: A YOUTH DAY REFLECTION

by Makale Ngwenya 17 June 2014, the morning after the night before is usually accompanied by some form of disappointment and regret. Here the regret and disappointed is concerned with the lack of understanding our government clearly displays about the problem of youth unemployment. This is evidenced by HE Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s key note...

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THE LATEST IN POLITICS WITH MOLEFI

by: Lee Molefi - 11 June 2014

THE LATEST IN POLITICS WITH MOLEFI

Man down. No. 1 citizen Jacob Zuma has been ordered to strict bed-rest by (maybe) the same doctors that brought you “Shabir Schaik Beats The System” and now, Cyril Ramaphosa is officially the acting president of South Africa. Not sure what that means exactly? Neither were we. So we consulted that know-it-all ,Wikipedia. Acting officials typically play...

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