Despite a graft scandal, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa survived a challenge for the leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) party.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's fate was hanging in the balance on Monday as the executive committee of the governing party discussed allegations he may have committed misconduct and violated the oath of office.
South Africa's embattled leader Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking to annul a bombshell report in court after calls for his removal grew louder. His ANC party has vowed to back him on any potential impeachment proceedings.
King Charles hosted his first state visit since becoming British monarch on Tuesday (November 22), welcoming South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to Buckingham Palace.
24 Jun 2022
The final instalment of the Zondo Commission into alleged high level corruption under Jacob Zuma was handed to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday.
23 Apr 2022
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has held a phone call with South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa about the war in Ukraine, but Pretoria has still stopped short of condemning the Russian invasion. Also, Nairobi says it will host talks between the Congolese government and rebels that have been terrorising parts of eastern DR Congo. The announcement comes after leaders from across East Africa met in Kenya to discuss the crisis. Plus, our correspondents report on how park rangers in Burkina Faso are facing the twin threat of poachers and jihadists.
14 Feb 2022
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the country's present situation of "deep poverty, unemployment and inequality" is unacceptable, as he made a State of the Nation address.
10 Sep 2021
S.Africa's Ramaphosa welcomes Zuma's medical parole
23 Jul 2021
South Africa's police recovers looted properties from slums
20 Jul 2021
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says recent violent unrest and looting, which claimed more than 200 lives, united the country as well, as he visits cleanup and rebuilding efforts in Soweto township in Johannesburg.
19 Jul 2021
In a stunning jump in South Africa's death toll from the ongoing unrest, nearly 100 more people are reported dead. President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country was not prepared for the violence. Also, FRANCE 24 takes you inside the fight over parts of Ethiopia's Tigray region. With Tigrayans fleeing, the Amhara see a chance to take back what they claim as their land. And despite having never seen cycling until age 14, South African Songezo Jim is now at the top of the sport – he tells us more.
31 May 2021
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country is heading towards a third virus wave as the nation looks to re-impose stricter measures against Covid-19. South Africa is officially the worst-hit country on the continent with more than 1.65 million cases and 56,363 deaths.