Southern Africa

South Africa: Cyril Ramaphosa due to appear before corruption inquiry


South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa is due to appear on Wednesday morning before the country’s long-running corruption inquiry. It was set up to investigate allegations that his predecessor Jacob Zuma during his term in office allowed the wealthy Gupta family to plunder state resources and to influence policy and cabinet …

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa mourns John Magufuli

MAgufuli and Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa the South African President has expressed his “deep sadness” following the death of Tanzania’s President John Magufuli. On his Twitter account, President Ramaphosa said he had spoken to Tanzanian Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan “to express condolences in his personal capacity and on behalf of all South Africans”. Read …

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