President Ramaphosa speaks on his leadership skills

President Cyril Ramaphosa has defended and finally explained his “consultative” leadership style, saying he learned it from Nelson Mandela and the African forebears for whom it worked. Addressing the National Council of Provinces in Cape Town on Thursday, he said he was often accused of being too consultative, like traditional leaders for whom the nature […]

President Ramaphosa mulls police commissioner Khehla Sitole probe

National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole could face an inquiry into his fitness to hold office, after Minister of Police Bheki Cele sent a request to the president to institute a probe against him. Acting presidential spokesperson Tyrone Seale on Friday confirmed President Cyril Ramaphosa had received such a request from the minister, saying he […]

President Cyril Ramaphosa applauds traditional leaders fight against Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday applauded the traditional leaders for joining the government in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. “You worked with us to ensure communities observe regulations and protocols, including with respect to funerals and other gatherings,” Ramaphosa said when he was opening the National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL). He also said […]

Deputy President David Mabuza confident of the country’s COVID-19 vaccine storage

As the country enters phase two of its Covid-19 vaccine roll-out programme, Deputy President David Mabuza visited the Biovac Institute in Gauteng today. The visit follows a decision by the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Covid-19 Vaccines, chaired by the deputy president, to visit various sites established for the purpose of a vaccine roll-out. The Biovac Institute […]

President Ramaphosa’s Full Speech 28/02/2021 – SA moves to level 1 lockdown

Missed the president’s address on Sunday? Read it here. Fellow South Africans, When I last addressed the nation, at the beginning of this month, the country had passed the peak of the second wave of coronavirus infections. Driven by a new variant of the virus, the second wave was far more devastating and caused greater […]

SA has secured more than 40 million Covid-19 vaccine doses – President Ramaphosa

South Africa has secured enough Covid-19 vaccine doses to administer 43 million jabs by the end of 2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday night. The government has secured 11 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 20 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine and is in the process of securing 12 million vaccine […]

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON PROGRESS IN THE NATIONAL EFFORT TO CONTAIN THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC (28th February 2021) #Covid19inSA

Fellow South Africans,   This coming Friday will mark exactly one year since the first case of coronavirus was reported in South Africa. Since then, more than one-and-a-half million people in South Africa have been infected and nearly 50,000 people have been reported to have died from the disease. So much has changed in our […]

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation on Covid-19 developments

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation on developments in the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The address follows meetings in recent days of the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC), the President’s Coordinating Council (PCC) and Cabinet. The address comes after a drop in COVID-19 cases, and the start of the country’s vaccination rollout. In […]

President Ramaphosa to address the nation at 8pm

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 8pm on Sunday, on developments in the country’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Presidency said. The address follows meetings in recent days of the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC), the President’s Coordinating Council (PCC) and Cabinet. The president’s latest “family meeting” comes as South Africa’s Covid-19 […]

VIDEO: Former SA president Jacob Zuma receives food parcels from Dudu Myeni

Former president Jacob Zuma has received food parcels from former SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni. Zuma has been hosting people at his over R250-million Nkandla home for the past few weeks. Dudu Myeni giving support to Pres Jacob Zuma pic.twitter.com/xpqUiH5nfM — #BlackChilditsPossible (@KingMntungwa) February 27, 2021 He first hosted EFF leader Julius Malema and his delegation […]