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South Africa: President Ramaphosa to receive His Majesty King Mswati III for a working visit

South Africa and eSwatini share strong historical bonds as well as mutually beneficial political and trade ties

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Monday, 15 April 2024, host His Majesty King Mswati III of the Kingdom of eSwatini for a working visit at Mahlamba Ndlopfu, the President’s Official Residence in Pretoria. The visit follows a courtesy visit by President Cyril Ramaphosa to His Majesty King Mswati III in…

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President Ramaphosa Offers Condolences on Mozambique Boating Disaster

At least 97 people reportedly died, and a small number of people were rescued in the incident which took place near Lunga in Nampula Province on Sunday, 07 April 2024

President Cyril Ramaphosa offers his deep condolences to the government and people of the Republic of Mozambique following a disaster at sea in which nearly 100 people have perished. At least 97 people reportedly died, and a small number of people were rescued in the incident which took place near…

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South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa undertakes a Working Visit to the Republic of Rwanda

President Ramaphosa will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Kigali Genocide Memorial, followed by the National Commemoration ceremony

President Cyril Ramaphosa will today, 06 April 2024, undertake a visit to the Republic of Rwanda to attend the 30th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. This year, Rwanda marks 30 years since the Genocide against the Tutsi which began on 7 April 1994 and lasted for 100 days,…

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President Ramaphosa Concludes Courtesy Visit to the Kingdom of Eswatini

The two leaders affirmed their commitment to strong historical bonds between their two countries, including growing political and trade ties

His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded a courtesy visit to the His Majesty King Mswati III in Lozitha, eSwatini.  On arrival in the Kingdom of Eswatini, the President first paid a brief visit to the Queen Mother, Her Majesty iNdlovukazi, before proceeding to meet with His Majesty the King.…

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South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa assents bills in forestry, agricultural and correctional services sectors

The amendments include changes to section 30(7) to provide for an inmate that is subjected to solitary confinement, to be informed of their right to appeal

President Cyril Ramaphosa has assented to the National Veld and Forest Fire Amendment Bill, the Agricultural Product Standards Amendment Bill, 2023 and the Correctional Services Amendment Act. National Veldfire Act The amended National Veld and Forest Fire Act, 1998, will amongst other key provisions;   Provide for the facilitation of…

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South Africa: President Ramaphosa assents to the Judicial Matters Amendment Act

The Judicial Matters Amendment Bills aim to amend numerous Acts which are administered by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and are intended to address mostly practical and technical changes in various pieces of legislation

President Cyril Ramaphosa has assented to the Judicial Matters Amendment Act, 2023. The Judicial Matters Amendment Bills aim to amend numerous Acts which are administered by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and are intended to address mostly practical and technical changes in various pieces of legislation.  Some of…

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President Cyril Ramaphosa congratulates President-elect Bassirou Diomaye Faye of Senegal

President Ramaphosa has committed to strengthen the bilateral relationship between South Africa and Senegal in pursuit of a better and peaceful continent

President Cyril Ramaphosa has on behalf of the government and people of South Africa congratulated President-elect Mr. Bassirou Diomaye Faye, on his election as the President of the Republic of Senegal. The outcome of the election bears testimony to the resilient spirit of the Senegalese people who preferred the democratic…

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South Africa: President Ramaphosa welcomes adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution demanding immediate ceasefire in Gaza

The President called on the United Nations Security Council to ensure that there is compliance with the resolution, which is binding on the parties

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the adoption of Resolution 2728 (2024) by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on 25  March 2024, which demands an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip during the Holy Month of Ramadan. President Ramaphosa said," We  must seize the opportunity presented by this Security Council…

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South Africa - Media Statement: Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Recommends Candidates for CGE Positions

The recruitment process was guided by the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and the CGE Act

The Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities met yesterday (19 March) and today to deliberate and select candidates from those interviewed to fill six vacancies at the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE). Having conducted interviews and considering all the relevant documentation, including verifying candidate’s qualifications (done by…

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Deputy President to Address the launch of Principles and Guidelines for the use of Digital and Social Media in African Elections

The Electoral Commission of South Africa provided secretariat support and facilitated the process for the development of these guidelines

His Excellency Deputy President Shipokosa Paulus Mashatile will on Tuesday, 27 February 2024, deliver a keynote address on the launch of principles and guidelines for the use of digital and social media in African elections at the Protea Hotel, Wanderers in Illovo, Johannesburg. These guidelines seek to create awareness among…