Ramaphosa To Earn R700,000.00 Per Year More Than Predecessor Jacob Zuma

According to the budget tabled by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in Parliament on Wednesday, Ramaphosa will earn just over R3.6 million this year.
He’s one of South Africa’s richest men, but new President Cyril Ramaphosa will be earning just over R3.6 million this year, according to the budget tabled by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in Parliament on Wednesday.

His new deputy stands to earn slightly less, at R3.2 million.

President Ramaphosa will earn around R700,000 a year more than his predecessor, Jacob Zuma.
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Nkandla 2.0 – Ramaphosa Is Quietly Building A Sprawling Mansion On His R30 Million Plot In Cape Town

Nestled under Lion’s Head, the world’s most hiked mountain, President Cyril Ramaphosa is quietly building a massive private home on two plots of prime land that he bought for R30 million in 2010 — even though he now has an official residence in Cape Town.

It is nowhere near the size of former President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead, but it has one of the best views in Cape Town: a 180-degree panorama of the Atlantic Ocean, including Robben Island. On a clear day, Ramaphosa may just be able to see the very cell where Nelson Mandela was jailed for 18 years.
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Cyril Ramaphosa – Reshuffle: Whose heads will roll?

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to announce a Cabinet reshuffle by next Friday amid growing calls to fire ministers implicated in state capture.

The ministers seen as being compromised or underperforming are Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, Water Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane, Co-operative Governance Minister Des van Rooyen,
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Malusi Gigaba – Prepare for a tough budget

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been pressuring the finance ministry to reduce spending and increase revenue, and South Africans should thus prepare for another tough budget, finance minister Malusi Gigaba told the Mail & Guardian.

Amid speculation that Gigaba could be reshuffled out of the paramount ministry by Ramaphosa after his takeover as head of state,
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Only stagnant pools remain after the Zunami

Former president Jacob Zuma’s rambling monologue on the SABC on Wednesday afternoon wasn’t just an arrogant, delusional act of defiance in the face of the ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) instruction to step down as head of state.

It was his final act of working outside the structures of the governing party, and of the state, and of using the resources that his deployment to government had enabled him to pursue his own agenda, often to the detriment of both.
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SABC Anchor To Take Break After after mistakenly announcing that new President Cyril Ramaphosa had died

Popular SABC news anchor Peter Ndoro is taking a break from his slot to rest after mistakenly announcing that new President Cyril Ramaphosa had died.

On Thursday night during his 6 o’clock news bulletin, Ndoro erroneously referred to Ramaphosa while he was reading a story about Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai who died earlier this week.
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‘Tired’ Dlamini-Zuma Wants Out Of Parliament – Or Is She Jumping Ship?

Will ANC MP Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma be part of Cyril Ramaphosa’s new administration? Maybe, maybe not.

After losing a bruising battle for the presidency of the ANC in December, the former African Union Commission chairwoman has apparently told Ramaphosa she wants to step down as a  National Assembly member.
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MP’S Mum on Possible Cabinet Reshuffle

Members of Parliament (MPs) who attended the State of The Nation Address have shied away from speculating on a possible Cabinet reshuffle.

Although this was something some opposition party MPs wanted President Cyril Ramaphosa to touch on during his speech, he didn’t mention it.
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Agri SA on SONA – time for a new start

The state-of-the-nation address (Sona) delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday night was a frank admission of the problems negatively impacting on the morale of South Africans and the drivers which are critical to take the nation forward, Agri SA said.

“Agri SA therefore wholeheartedly supports the economic solutions outlined in the [Sona] to turn the country around and to create a future of hope, social cohesion, and prosperity for all,” Agri SA president Dan Kriek said on Saturday.
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President Ramaphosa’s maiden State of the Nation

State of the Nation Address by the President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, 16 February 2018, Parliament

Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete,

Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Ms Thandi Modise,
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The ANC And Ramaphosa’s 1994 Plan For The Whites Of South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa And The Story Of The Frogs In The WaterIn recently published memoirs, one of Cyril Ramaphosa’s main opponents pays generous tribute to his character and negotiating skills during the talks leading up to the new South African constitution and the election in 1994.

Dr. Mario Oriani-Ambrosini, who died in 2014, was a constitutional lawyer who became an  MP. He was also a key adviser to Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi both during the negotiations and afterward when the latter was Minister of Home Affairs in the Government of National Unity. His memoirs – the Prince and I: A South African Institutional Odyssey – was published this year by his estate.

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Rand weakens after Zuma’s veiled treats

JOHANNESBURG – Embattled President, Jacob Zuma was on Tuesday given an ultimatum to resign as head of state or otherwise face a motion of no-confidence in Parliament tomorrow.

ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu and ANC treasurer-general, Paul Mashatile on Wednesday afternoon, announced the decision of the ANC caucus; to announce a motion of no-confidence in the President, scheduled to take place on Thursday.
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ANC caucus prepares to remove Zuma from office

The ANC caucus in Parliament will meet on Wednesday to discuss a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma in case he refuses to step down in line with the ANC’s instruction.

The Mail & Guardian reported on Tuesday that the ANC NEC resolved that it would table its own motion of no confidence if Zuma failed to heed its call to resign.

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Ramaphosa will be the country’s next president: Magashule

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa can now oil his machinery and get fully set to take over the reins from State President Jacob Zuma – it’s just a matter of when.

Ramaphosa’s succession to the highest office in the land was outlined – although in relatively scant detail – by ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule at the party’s Chief Albert Luthuli House headquarters on Tuesday‚ hours after the party held a 13-hour special national executive committee meeting to discuss Zuma’s fate.
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