Cyril Ramaphosa

SA could punch way above its weight in global negotiations

It is known internationally that most voters in other countries do not generally make their electoral choices based on the promises made to them on foreign policy. Even American voters - whose country’s global presence remains, arguably, more influential than most - are not always knowledgeable about the world beyond the borders of their country. [...]

2019-04-17T17:58:16+02:00April 17th, 2019|

Black people will vote for the ANC while white people vote for Ramaphosa

Unconditional black ANC voters do not regard the party as corrupt, only certain individuals, while white South Africans are tempted to vote for Cyril Ramaphosa, but perhaps for the wrong reasons, writes Solly Moeng.    The blacks The only time South Africa wasn't governed by the African National Congress (ANC) it was a truly harsh and [...]

2019-11-05T04:48:19+02:00March 22nd, 2019|

President Ramaphosa needs to lead South Africa from the front

A few weeks ago, President Ramaphosa stated that the 2019 general elections will be more important than the historic, racially inclusive, elections that ushered in our post-apartheid democratic order, in 1994.  I disagreed with him then and I still do so now. But I will agree to a point if what he meant was that the 2019 [...]

2019-02-16T20:01:39+02:00February 16th, 2019|

SA is in muddy waters – and elections won’t help

Just over a year ago, before the ANC's 2017 elective conference that helped us start seeing the back of Zuma - well, more or less - and usher-in a 'New Dawn' of sorts, many South Africans were a lot more certain about whom they'd vote against and for than they seem to be today. South Africa's newly-minted president Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his State of the National address at [...]

2019-02-13T10:09:45+02:00February 13th, 2019|
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