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South Africa: Ramaphosa wins re-election as ANC leader

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been re-elected leader of the governing African National Congress (ANC) at a party leadership contest. Mr Ramaphosa was battling allegations of money laundering but defeated his rival Zweli Mkhize by 2,476 votes to 1,897. Mr Mkhize was the health minister in Mr Ramaphosa’s government, until he was forced to resigned last year over allegations… Read More
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South Africa’s nationwide strike over rising cost of living

The World Bank said this is the most unequal country in the world. It’s report shows that about 30.3 million South African citizens are living in poverty. 13.8 million South Africans are also facing food scarcity that has been worsened by rising food prices. – – South Africa is grappling with the economic impact of global events such as Covid… Read More
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South Africa’s president in self-quarantine after Covid-19 contact

– – President Cyril Ramaphosa is in self-quarantine after a guest at a dinner the president attended on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19, the presidency said in a statement on Wednesday. Ramaphosa is showing no symptoms at this stage and will be tested should symptoms become apparent, the statement read. On Saturday, the President attended a fundraising dinner of the… Read More