South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has encouraged people on the continent to use the Fourth Industrial Revolution to develop Africa and create jobs for the youth and women as the continent commemorates Africa Day.

It’s a new era in South Africa as the country today rolls out the red carpet for the inauguration of Cyril Ramaphosa as the sixth democratically elected President.

Having taken his oath as the sixfth democratically-elected President, Cyril Ramaphosa has said: “Yes, South Africa, Thuma Mina”.

Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of the Presidential Inauguration

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on business, labour as well as South African citizens, to mobilise all resources to address poverty, inequality and unemployment, as the country embarks on a new era, key to which would be forging an ethical state free of corruption.

Cyril Ramaphosa has officially become South Africa’s sixth democratically elected President after taking the oath of office at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria.

The Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Tshwane is abuzz with excitement, as thousands of South African citizens make their way to the stadium, to witness and celebrate the country’s inauguration to mark the beginning of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s term of office.

Lunga Hita from Queenstown, Eastern Cape was only six years old when South Africa celebrated its first year of freedom in which the late Tata Nelson Mandela became the first black President of the country in 1994.

Fine weather conditions are expected in the City of Tshwane where President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa will be inaugurated on Saturday.

President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa will take to the podium at Loftus Stadium in Pretoria in just over 24 hours to take his oath of office.

South African Express is preparing to lay fraud and corruption charges against some of its former executives.

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has welcomed the appointment of Nardos Bekele-Thomas as the United Nations Resident Coordinator to South Africa.

President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow be inaugurated as South Africa’s sixth democratically elected President and take charge of the highest office in the land.

Members of the public and interested organisations are reminded of the looming deadlines for public comments on the Central Application Service (CAS) Bill and the Draft Policy Framework to address gender-based violence (GBV) in the Post-School Education and Training (PSET) System.

South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has maintained the repurchase(repo) rate at 6.75%.